Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.2-20.fc17 (2012-9386)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability [CVE-2012-0217],
guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception generation
[CVE-2012-0218], PV guest host Denial of Service [CVE-2012-2934]
Enable xenconsoled by default under systemd, adjust xend.service
systemd file to avoid selinux problems

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829732
http://www.nessus.org/u?c5a16806

Solution :

Update the affected xen package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59692 ()

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