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

High Nessus Plugin ID 94229


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


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)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94229

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0150.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/24

Modified: 2017/02/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5195

OSVDB: 146061

IAVA: 2016-A-0306