OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0005)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88034

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 :

- KEYS: Fix keyring ref leak in join_session_keyring (Yevgeny Pats) [Orabug: 22563965] (CVE-2016-0728)

- KEYS: Don't permit request_key to construct a new keyring (David Howells) [Orabug: 22373442] (CVE-2015-7872)

- dcache: Handle escaped paths in prepend_path (Eric W.
Biederman)

- vfs: Test for and handle paths that are unreachable from their mnt_root (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 22249875]

- KEYS: Fix crash when attempt to garbage collect an uninstantiated keyring (David Howells) [Orabug:
22373442] (CVE-2015-7872)

- KEYS: Fix race between key destruction and finding a keyring by name (David Howells) [Orabug: 22373442]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b266b603

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88034

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0005.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/21

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/20

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7872, CVE-2016-0728