OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0167)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95366

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 :

- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll) [Orabug: 25060055] (CVE-2016-6480) (CVE-2016-6480)

- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg (Paul Moore) [Orabug: 25059962] (CVE-2016-6136)

- ecryptfs: don't allow mmap when the lower fs doesn't support it (Jeff Mahoney) [Orabug: 24971918] (CVE-2016-1583) (CVE-2016-1583)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug:
25059900] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059900] (CVE-2016-4578)

- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059755] (CVE-2016-4569)

- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback (Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058905] (CVE-2015-8956)

- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 25059195] (CVE-2016-3070)

- intel_idle: Fix C0 state for BDW (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 25024180]

- intel_idle: update Broadwell cstates (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25024180]

- Revert 'ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 24971918]

- ocfs2: o2hb: fix hb hung time (Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: o2hb: don't negotiate if last hb fail (Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: o2hb: add some user/debug log (Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: o2hb: add NEGOTIATE_APPROVE message (Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: o2hb: add NEGO_TIMEOUT message (Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: o2hb: add negotiate timer (Junxiao Bi)

- ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 24971919] (CVE-2016-1583)

- RDS: IB: fix panic with handlers running post teardown (Santosh Shilimkar) [Orabug: 24314773]

- ocfs2: improve recovery performance (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 24589532]

- ocfs2: call ocfs2_journal_access_di before ocfs2_journal_dirty in ocfs2_write_end_nolock (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 24606864]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?052c0284

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95366

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0167.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/28

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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: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:3.2

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: 2016/11/25

Reference Information

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