OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0092)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92659

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 :

- mlx4: Increase SYNC_TPT command timeout (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug: 22895790]

- neigh: do not modify unlinked entries (Julian Anastasov) [Orabug: 23072705]

- mm/slab: Improve performance of slabinfo stats gathering (Aruna Ramakrishna) [Orabug: 23720437]

- atl2: Disable unimplemented scatter/gather feature (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 23703901] (CVE-2016-2117) (CVE-2016-2117)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-July/000507.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92659

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0092.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 8/1/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2117