OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0014)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88858

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 :

- x86/nmi/64: Use DF to avoid userspace RSP confusing nested NMI detection (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug:
22742507] (CVE-2015-5157)

- x86/nmi/64: Reorder nested NMI checks (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22742507] (CVE-2015-5157)

- x86/nmi/64: Improve nested NMI comments (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22742507] (CVE-2015-5157)

- x86/nmi/64: Switch stacks on userspace NMI entry (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22742507] (CVE-2015-5157)

- x86/paravirt: Replace the paravirt nop with a bona fide empty function (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22742507] (CVE-2015-5157)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c66348a2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88858

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0014.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/19

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5157

BID: 76005