OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0007)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96520

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 :

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=9f3030e391274b89deb80c86a6343dac473916b3

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=f663d3dd4e968756d33e29cb2c2c956cabbdd4ca

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=bc33fbc6f9a004dc11dcc18f1c5c755a60b65b73

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- x86: force EFLAGS.IF on when exiting to PV guests (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 25235009] (CVE-2016-10024)

- Rombios: large disk support for LBA48 to L-CHS translation (Bhavesh Davda) [Orabug: 25304859]

- x86/emul: Correct the handling of eflags with SYSCALL (Andrew Cooper) [Orabug: 25294731] (CVE-2016-10013)

Solution

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?98b370d9

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96520

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0007.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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: 2017/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10013, CVE-2016-10024