OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : sudo (OVMSA-2016-0170)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95599
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The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- Update noexec syscall blacklist

- Fixes (CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076) Resolves:

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- fixed a bug causing that non-root users can list privileges of other users Resolves: rhbz#1312481

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- fixed handling of closefrom_override defaults option Resolves: rhbz#1309976

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- fixed potential getcwd failure, resulting in Null pointer exception Resolves: rhbz#1284886

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- fixed sssd's detection of user with zero rules Resolves:

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- search also by user id when fetching rules from LDAP Resolves: rhbz#1135531

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- fixed ldap's and sssd's sudoOption value and remove quotes

- fixed ldap's and sssd's sudoOption whitespaces parse problem Resolves: rhbz#1144422 Resolves: rhbz#1279447

- RHEL-6.8 erratum

- removed defaults option requiretty from /etc/sudoers

- backported pam_service and pam_login_service defaults options

- implemented a new defaults option for changing netgroup processing semantics

- fixed visudo's quiet cli option Resolves: rhbz#1248695 Resolves: rhbz#1247231 Resolves: rhbz#1241896 Resolves:
rhbz#1197885 Resolves: rhbz#1233205

- added patch to re-introduce old group processing behaviour Resolves: rhbz#1075836


Update the affected sudo package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95599

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0170.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:sudo, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076