OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0163)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95046


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


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

- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll) [Orabug: 25060050] (CVE-2016-6480) (CVE-2016-6480)

- IB/srpt: Simplify srpt_handle_tsk_mgmt (Bart Van Assche) [Orabug: 25060011] (CVE-2016-6327)

- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg (Paul Moore) [Orabug: 25059945] (CVE-2016-6136)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug:
25059899] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059899] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059753] (CVE-2016-4569)

- acpi: Disable ACPI table override if securelevel is set (Linn Crosetto) [Orabug: 25058991] (CVE-2016-3699)

- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback (Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058903] (CVE-2015-8956)

- ASN.1: Fix non-match detection failure on data overrun (David Howells) [Orabug: 25059046] (CVE-2016-2053)

- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 25059194] (CVE-2016-3070)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95046

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0163.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/22

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.9

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:U/RL:U/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:3.3

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: 2016/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-2053, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3699, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6327, CVE-2016-6480

OSVDB: 133550, 138215, 138383, 140971, 142610, 143247, 144731, 145102