OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0061)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 99391


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


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

- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25874741] (CVE-2016-10229)

- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877531] (CVE-2016-7910)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99391

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0061.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/14

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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:3.2

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: 2017/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10229, CVE-2016-7910

OSVDB: 147034, 154861