OracleVM 3.2 : OpenIPMI (OVMSA-2016-0068)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91748


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- ipmitool: fix ipmi command retry shifts replies (#863310)

- ipmitool: added -b, -B, -l and -T options to ipmitool man page (#846596)

- ipmitool: fixed man page documentation for delloem setled command (#797050)

- ipmitool: fixed wrong permissions on (#834190)

- ipmitool: updated delloem commands (#797050)

- ipmitool: fixed exit code of 'ipmitool -o list' command (#740780)

- ipmitool: disabled automatic bridging of SDR readings to IPMB in verbose mode (#749796)

- ipmitool: fixed reporting of usage of various delloem subcommands (#658762)

- added path to /sbin to lsmod and modprobe (#829705)

- ipmitool: disabled automatic bridging of SDR readings to IPMB (#671059)

- ipmitool: fixed 'ipmitool sol' sending wrong packets due to miscalculation of SOL payload size (#675980)

- ipmitool: fixed 'ipmitool delloem powermonitor' on big-endian platforms (#659326)

- ipmitool: lowered severity of 'Discovered local IPMB address XYZ', it's visible only in the most verbose output (#674494)

- ipmitool: fixed 'delloem mac' command on big-endian systems (#568676)

- ipmitool: fixed Kg encryption key setting broken in previous version (#656841)

- ipmitool: fixed crash when processing non-standard sensor readings (#550120)

- fixed OpenIPMI pkgconfig file to include -pthreads when needed (#591646)

- fixed impi service exit codes, 'service ipmi start' now succeeds if the service is already started (#619143)

- ipmitool: fixed crash when receiving error instead of sensor data (#580087)

- ipmitool: properly ignore a bit in sensor event state (#616546)

- ipmitool: fixed a memory leak on receiving SOL ack (#616546)

- ipmitol: fixed reading of sensor state if the BMC provides only part of it (#541263)

- ipmitool: fixed buffer overflow in tsol module (#546386)

- ipmitool: fixed checking of several command line arguments (#514218 #514237)

- ipmitool: improved error message when wrong user/password is supplied (#552458)

- ipmitool: fixed 'user priv' command, now it does not enable IPMI messaging by default (#552459)

- ipmitool: added 'delloem' command for Dell-specific IPMI extensions (#568676)

- ipmitool: added 'channel setkg' command to set Kg encryption key (#503039)

- ipmitool: added detection of local IPMB address, messages to BMC won't be unnecessarily tunneled (#636854)


Update the affected OpenIPMI-tools package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91748

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/22

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:OpenIPMI-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/21