OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0005)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96518

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 :

- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] (CVE-2016-9793)

- nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug:
25374794] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
25374371] (CVE-2016-6828)

- logging errors that get masked to EIO inside drivers/block/loop.c (Manjunath Patil) [Orabug:
22505535]

- ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25203963] (CVE-2016-9794)

- packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25217756] (CVE-2016-8655)

- x86: kvmclock: zero initialize pvclock shared memory area (Igor Mammedov) [Orabug: 25218431]

- KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306373] (CVE-2016-7042)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b33a4f12

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96518

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0005.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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:3.3

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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/16

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (AF_PACKET chocobo_root Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

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