OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0007)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96520


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96520

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Modified: 2017/02/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.8

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

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/13

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 149021, 149100

IAVB: 2017-B-0008