OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0052)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91280
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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 :

- move part of fix for 'unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug:
23294626] (CVE-2013-4312) (CVE-2013-4312)

- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This fixes CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279022] (CVE-2016-0758)

- uek-rpm: ol6: revert DRM for experimental or OL6-incompatible drivers (Todd Vierling) [Orabug:
23270829]

- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262277] (CVE-2013-4312) (CVE-2013-4312)

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222731] (CVE-2015-8767)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000465.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91280

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0052.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 5/20/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-8767, CVE-2016-0758