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

High Nessus Plugin ID 95366


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: 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]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95366

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0167.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/28

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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:X/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:3.2

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

OSVDB: 138215, 138383, 139987, 140971, 142610, 145102