OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0175)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 95760
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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 :

- Revert 'i40e: Set defport behavior for the Main VSI when in promiscuous mode' (Jack Vogel) [Orabug: 22683573]

- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang)

- xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type int (Dongli Zhang)

- xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to signed short (Dongli Zhang)

- RDS: Drop the connection as part of cancel to avoid hangs (Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 25045360]

- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142879] (CVE-2016-9555)

- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm [ver #3] (Andrey Ryabinin) [Orabug: 25154098] (CVE-2016-8650) (CVE-2016-8650)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?511fc0e1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95760

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0175.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 12/13/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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: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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8650, CVE-2016-9555