OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0040)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 97119
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VPR Score: 6.9

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 :

- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417805] (CVE-2016-8646)

- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462760] (CVE-2016-4482)

- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462807] (CVE-2016-4485)

- af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] (CVE-2013-7446)

- unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] (CVE-2013-7446)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?995a591b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97119

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0040.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2/13/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/10/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7446, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485, CVE-2016-8646