OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0041)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97120


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


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

- vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 25388709] (CVE-2015-1420)

- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417807]

- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462763] (CVE-2016-4482)

- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462811] (CVE-2016-4485)

- af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] (CVE-2013-7446)

- unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] (CVE-2013-7446)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97120

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/13

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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: 2017/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7446, CVE-2015-1420, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485

BID: 72357

OSVDB: 117759, 130525, 137963, 138086