OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0150) (Dirty COW)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94229

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 :

- mm, gup: close FOLL MAP_PRIVATE race (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 24928591] (CVE-2016-5195)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2f842fa

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94229

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0150.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/24

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2016/10/22

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5195

IAVA: 2016-A-0306