OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0004)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96517

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 :

- KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306361] (CVE-2016-7042)

- nvme: Limit command retries (Keith Busch) [Orabug:
25374751]

- fs/proc/task_mmu.c: fix mm_access mode parameter in pagemap_read (Kenny Keslar) [Orabug: 25374977]

- tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374364] (CVE-2016-6828)

- tunnels: Don't apply GRO to multiple layers of encapsulation. (Jesse Gross) [Orabug: 25036352] (CVE-2016-8666)

- i40e: Don't notify client(s) for DCB changes on all VSIs (Neerav Parikh) [Orabug: 25046290]

- packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25231617] (CVE-2016-8655)

- netlink: Fix dump skb leak/double free (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25231692] (CVE-2016-9806)

- ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231720] (CVE-2016-9794)

- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231751] (CVE-2016-9793)

- rebuild bumping release

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ba5d5274

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96517

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0004.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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:H/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:3.4

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: 2017/01/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (AF_PACKET chocobo_root Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6828, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-8655, CVE-2016-8666, CVE-2016-9793, CVE-2016-9794, CVE-2016-9806