OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0041)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90298

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 :

- rebuild bumping release

- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22997978] (CVE-2016-3157)

- fs/hugetlbfs/inode.c: fix bugs in hugetlb_vmtruncate_list (Mike Kravetz) [Orabug:
22667863]

- rebuild bumping release

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3f949646

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90298

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0041.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/01

Updated: 2019/09/27

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/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:3.4

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: 2016/03/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3157