OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0098)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93037

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 :

- tcp: make challenge acks less predictable (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 24010012] [Orabug: 2401010] (CVE-2016-5696)

- ocfs2: call ocfs2_journal_access_di before ocfs2_journal_dirty in ocfs2_write_end_nolock (yangwenfang) [Orabug: 19601200]

- ocfs2: improve recovery performance (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 24395691]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f67eaf9

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93037

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0098.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/19

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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:3.3

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: 2016/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5696