Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.0-4.fc18 (2012-18146)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

A guest can block a cpu by setting a bad VCPU deadline [XSA 20,
CVE-2012-4535] (#876198) HVM guest can exhaust p2m table crashing xen
[XSA 22, CVE-2012-4537] (#876203) PAE HVM guest can crash hypervisor
[XSA-23, CVE-2012-4538] (#876205) 32-bit PV guest on 64-bit hypervisor
can cause an hypervisor infinite loop [XSA-24, CVE-2012-4539]

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected xen package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63032 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4535

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