OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0046)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90988

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 :

- skbuff: skb_segment: orphan frags before copying (Dongli Zhang)

- RDS/IB: VRPC DELAY / OSS RECONNECT CAUSES 5 MINUTE STALL ON PORT FAILURE (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 22888920]

- mlx4_core: Introduce restrictions for PD update (Ajaykumar Hotchandani)

- filename should be destroyed via final_putname instead of __putname (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 22346320]

- RDS: Fix the atomicity for congestion map update (Wengang Wang)

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222753] (CVE-2015-8767)

- x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K (Minchan Kim) [Orabug: 21140371]

- iommu/vt-d: add quirk for broken interrupt remapping on 55XX chipsets (Neil Horman) [Orabug: 22534160]

- xen: remove unneeded variables and one constant (Daniel Kiper)

- Revert 'x86/xen: delay construction of mfn_list_list' (Daniel Kiper)

- ocfs2/dlm: fix misuse of list_move_tail in dlm_run_purge_list (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug: 22898384]

- ocfs2/dlm: do not purge lockres that is queued for assert master (Xue jiufei) [Orabug: 22898384]

- pipe: Fix buffer offset after partially failed read (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 22985903] (CVE-2016-0774) (CVE-2015-1805) (CVE-2016-0774)

- xen-blkback: replace work_pending with work_busy in purge_persistent_gnt (Bob Liu) [Orabug: 22463905]

- coredump: add new %PATCH variable in core_pattern (Herbert van den Bergh) [Orabug: 22666980]

- veth: don&rsquo t modify ip_summed doing so treats packets with bad checksums as good. (Vijay Pandurangan) [Orabug: 22725572]

- libiscsi: Fix host busy blocking during connection teardown (John Soni Jose) [Orabug: 22735756]

- RDS: Add interface for receive MSG latency trace (Santosh Shilimkar)

- RDS: Add support for per socket SO_TIMESTAMP for incoming messages (Santosh Shilimkar) [Orabug: 22868366]

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000457.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90988

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0046.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 5/9/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 5/5/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1805, CVE-2015-8767, CVE-2016-0774

BID: 74951