Ubuntu 7.04 : xen-3.0 vulnerability (USN-527-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Joris van Rantwijk discovered that the Xen host did not correctly
validate the contents of a Xen guests's grug.conf file. Xen guest root
users could exploit this to run arbitrary commands on the host when
the guest system was rebooted.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28132 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4993