OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0007)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96520
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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: High

ID: 96520

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0007.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Published: 1/16/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/26/2017

Reference Information

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