OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0134)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93709

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 :

- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers remaining blob size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug:
24682076] (CVE-2016-4997) (CVE-2016-4998)

- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] (CVE-2016-4997) (CVE-2016-4998)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?be9fcee1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93709

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0134.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 9/26/2016

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:3.4

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: 9/23/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/3/2016

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Kernel 4.6.3 Netfilter Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4997, CVE-2016-4998