OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0083)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91775

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 :

- sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in init_rootdomain (Xunlei Pang) [Orabug: 23520741]

- ocfs2: bump up o2cb network protocol version (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 23515810]

- IB/security: Restrict use of the write interface (Jason Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 23283954] (CVE-2016-4565)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-June/000497.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91775

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0083.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/23

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:3.4

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: 2016/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4565