Virtuozzo 6 : parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc (VZA-2017-031)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99710


The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc packages installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() function leaked thread keyring which could allow an unprivileged local user to exhaust kernel memory.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Virtuozzo security advisory.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99710

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZA-2017-031.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/28

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:parallels-server-bm-release, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzkernel, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzkernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzkernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzmodules, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzmodules-devel, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7472

OSVDB: 155922