OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96519

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 :

- nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug:
25342947] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
25374376] (CVE-2016-6828)

- ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231728] (CVE-2016-9794)

- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231758] (CVE-2016-9793)

- KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306377] (CVE-2016-7042)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5c3fbd1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96519

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0006.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 1/16/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/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: 1/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/16/2016

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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