OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0154)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87333
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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 22333698] (CVE-2015-8104)

- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered (Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22333689] (CVE-2015-5307) (CVE-2015-5307)

- KVM: x86: Defining missing x86 vectors (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 22333689]

Solution

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a85ade0c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87333

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0154.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 12/14/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-8104