OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0162)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95045


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


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

- acpi: Disable ACPI table override if securelevel is set (Linn Crosetto) [Orabug: 25058966] (CVE-2016-3699)

- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll) [Orabug: 25060060] (CVE-2016-6480) (CVE-2016-6480)

- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg (Paul Moore) [Orabug: 25059969] (CVE-2016-6136)

- ecryptfs: don't allow mmap when the lower fs doesn't support it (Jeff Mahoney) [Orabug: 25023269] (CVE-2016-1583) (CVE-2016-1583)

- Revert 'ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug: 24971921] (CVE-2016-1583)

- percpu: fix synchronization between synchronous map extension and chunk destruction (Tejun Heo) [Orabug:
25060084] (CVE-2016-4794)

- percpu: fix synchronization between chunk->map_extend_work and chunk destruction (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 25060084] (CVE-2016-4794)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug:
25059898] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059898] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059752] (CVE-2016-4569)

- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback (Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058894] (CVE-2015-8956)

- ASN.1: Fix non-match detection failure on data overrun (David Howells) [Orabug: 25059037] (CVE-2016-2053)

- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 25059188] (CVE-2016-3070)

- uek-rpm ol7: change uek-rpm/ol7/update-el release value from 7.1 to 7.3 (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug: 25050614]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95045

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0162.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/22

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.4

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:P/RL:U/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:3.4

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: 2016/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-1583, CVE-2016-2053, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3699, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-4794, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6480

OSVDB: 133550, 138215, 138383, 138538, 139987, 140971, 142610, 144731, 145102