OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0140)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94065


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- net: add recursion limit to GRO (Sabrina Dubroca) [Orabug: 24829133] (CVE-2016-7039)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94065

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0140.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/14

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:R

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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7039

OSVDB: 145388