OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0181)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96073

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: 25269184] (CVE-2016-3157)

- net: Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo) [Orabug: 25298618] (CVE-2016-7117)

- logging errors that get masked to EIO inside drivers/block/loop.c (Manjunath Patil) [Orabug:
21962821]

- sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in init_rootdomain (Xunlei Pang) [Orabug: 23518650]

- bio allocation failure due to bio_get_nr_vecs (Darrick J. Wong)

- mlx4: avoid ABBA deadlock (Wengang Wang) [Orabug:
23538548]

- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25022815]

- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142906] (CVE-2016-9555)

- NVMe: reduce queue depth as workaround for Samsung EPIC SQ errata (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25138146]

- RDS: Drop the connection as part of cancel to avoid hangs (Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 24951873]

- 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

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b3f953b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96073

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0181.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: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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: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: 2016/12/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-1583, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3157, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6480, CVE-2016-7117, CVE-2016-9555