OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0133)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93680

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 :

- Btrfs: fix truncation of compressed and inlined extents (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 22307285] (CVE-2015-8374)

- Btrfs: fix file corruption and data loss after cloning inline extents (Divya Indi) [Orabug: 22307285] (CVE-2015-8374)

- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers remaining blob size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug:
24682074] (CVE-2016-4997) (CVE-2016-4998)

- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682074] (CVE-2016-4997) (CVE-2016-4998)

- rds: schedule local connection activity in proper workqueue (Ajaykumar Hotchandani) [Orabug: 24624195]

- ib_core: make wait_event uninterruptible in ib_flush_fmr_pool (Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 24655952]

- net/mlx4: Support shutdown interface (Gavin Shan) [Orabug: 24624181]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3ea6d000

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93680

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0133.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 9/23/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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:H/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Kernel 4.6.3 Netfilter Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8374, CVE-2016-4997, CVE-2016-4998