OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0180)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96072

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 :

- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 25269176] (CVE-2016-3157) (CVE-2016-3157)

- net: Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo) [Orabug: 25298611] (CVE-2016-7117)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cca615e

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96072

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0180.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/22

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3157, CVE-2016-7117