OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0164)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95278

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 :

- BUILDINFO:
commit=5e4dc2c5fbd14b065234c0b5e5b637e0e005fab7

- pygrub: Properly quote results, when returning them to the caller: (Ian Jackson) [Orabug: 25094263] (CVE-2016-9379) (CVE-2016-9380)

- x86emul: fix huge bit offset handling (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 25088366] (CVE-2016-9383)

- x86/PV: writes of %fs and %gs base MSRs require canonical addresses (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 25087576] (CVE-2016-9385)

- x86/HVM: don't load LDTR with VM86 mode attrs during task switch (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 25087539] (CVE-2016-9382)

- x86/hvm: Fix the handling of non-present segments (Andrew Cooper) [Orabug: 25087515] (CVE-2016-9386)

- BUILDINFO:
commit=286bb9711e33d92767e8608bea4d3da6dbeeb710

- move TLB-flush filtering out into populate_physmap during vm creation (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 24951888]

- replace tlbflush check and operation with inline functions (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 24951888]

- x86/hvm: extend HVM cpuid leaf with vcpu id (Paul Durrant) - x86/hvm: add HVM-specific hypervisor CPUID leaf (Boris Ostrovsky) - xend: soft_reset support.
(Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) - (lib)xl: soft reset support (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - tools/libxl: Save and restore EMULATOR_XENSTORE_DATA content (Andrew Cooper) - libxl:
introduce libxl__device_model_xs_path (Wei Liu) - libxl:
add LIBXL_DEVICE_MODEL_SAVE_FILE (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - libxc: support XEN_DOMCTL_soft_reset operation (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - arch-specific hooks for domain_soft_reset (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - flask: DOMCTL_soft_reset support (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - introduce XEN_DOMCTL_soft_reset (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - evtchn: make evtchn_reset ready for soft reset (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - evtchn: make EVTCHNOP_reset suitable for kexec (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - xl: introduce enum domain_restart_type (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - libxl: support SHUTDOWN_soft_reset shutdown reason (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - introduce SHUTDOWN_soft_reset shutdown reason (Vitaly Kuznetsov) - x86emul: honor guest CR0.TS and CR0.EM (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 24697001] (CVE-2016-7777)

Solution

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?07deecef

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95278

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0164.nasl

Version: 3.16

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/23

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, 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: 2016/11/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7777, CVE-2016-9379, CVE-2016-9380, CVE-2016-9382, CVE-2016-9383, CVE-2016-9385, CVE-2016-9386