OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0060)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91743

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 :

- IPoIB: increase send queue size to 4 times (Ajaykumar Hotchandani)

- IB/ipoib: Change send workqueue size for CM mode (Ajaykumar Hotchandani) [Orabug: 22287489]

- Avoid 60sec timeout when receiving rtpg sense code 06/00/00 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 22336257]

- stop recursive fault in print_context_stack after stack overflow (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 23174777]

- IB/security: Restrict use of the write interface (Jason Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 23287131] (CVE-2016-4565)

- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol argument (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267976] (CVE-2015-8543) (CVE-2015-8543)

- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it (Marcelo Leitner) [Orabug: 23263251] (CVE-2015-8215)

- ext4: avoid hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan list (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 23262219] (CVE-2015-7509)

- ext4: make orphan functions be no-op in no-journal mode (Anatol Pomozov) [Orabug: 23262219] (CVE-2015-7509)

- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262265] (CVE-2013-4312) (CVE-2013-4312)

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222773] (CVE-2015-8767)

- [SUNRPC]: avoid race between xs_reset_transport and xs_tcp_setup_socket (Wengang Wang)

- x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K (Minchan Kim) [Orabug: 20920074]

- qla2xxx: fix wrongly report 'PCI EEH busy' when get_thermal_temp (Vaughan Cao) [Orabug: 21108318]

- RDS/IB: VRPC DELAY / OSS RECONNECT CAUSES 5 MINUTE STALL ON PORT FAILURE (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 21465077]

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

- RDS: introduce generic [clear,set]_bit_le (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 22118109]

- cifs: allow socket to clear and app threads to set tcpStatus CifsNeedReconnect (John Sobecki) [Orabug:
22203554]

- mlx4_vnic: Enable LRO for mlx4_vnic net devices. (Ashish Samant)

- mlx4_vnic: Add correct typecasting to pointers. (Ashish Samant)

- veth: don&rsquo t modify ip_summed doing so treats packets with bad checksums as good. (Vijay Pandurangan) [Orabug: 22804574]

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-June/000481.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91743

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0060.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/22

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

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:3.2

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-7509, CVE-2015-8215, CVE-2015-8543, CVE-2015-8767, CVE-2016-4565