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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99391
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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 :

- 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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?aae7407c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99391

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0061.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 4/14/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2016

Reference Information

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