OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0039)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97079


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


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- vfio/pci: Fix integer overflows, bitmask check (Vlad Tsyrklevich) [Orabug: 25164094] (CVE-2016-9083) (CVE-2016-9084)

- Don't feed anything but regular iovec's to blk_rq_map_user_iov (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 25231931] (CVE-2016-9576)

- kvm: x86: Check memopp before dereference (CVE-2016-8630) (Owen Hofmann) [Orabug: 25417387] (CVE-2016-8630)

- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417799] (CVE-2016-8646)

- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462755] (CVE-2016-4482)

- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462799] (CVE-2016-4485)

- xen-netback: fix extra_info handling in xenvif_tx_err (Paul Durrant) [Orabug: 25445336]

- net: Documentation: Fix default value tcp_limit_output_bytes (Niklas Cassel) [Orabug:

- tcp: double default TSQ output bytes limit (Wei Liu) [Orabug: 25458076]

- xenbus: fix deadlock on writes to /proc/xen/xenbus (David Vrabel)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97079

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0039.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/09

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.1

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:X/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:3.4

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: 2017/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485, CVE-2016-8630, CVE-2016-8646, CVE-2016-9083, CVE-2016-9084, CVE-2016-9576

OSVDB: 137963, 138086, 146370, 146377, 147015, 147301, 148443