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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93037

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VPR Score: 2.5

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

VPR Score: 2.5

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