Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.0-6.fc18 (2012-19652)

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 cause xen to crash [XSA-26, CVE-2012-5510] (#883082) An
HVM guest can cause xen to run slowly or crash [XSA-27, CVE-2012-5511]
(#883084) A PV guest can cause xen to crash and might be able escalate
privileges [XSA-29, CVE-2012-5513] (#883088) An HVM guest can cause
xen to hang [XSA-30, CVE-2012-5514] (#883091) A guest can cause xen to
hang [XSA-31, CVE-2012-5515] (#883092) A PV guest can cause xen to
crash and might be able escalate privileges [XSA-32, CVE-2012-5525]
(#883094)

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=877358
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877365
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877391
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877404
http://www.nessus.org/u?a48c9946

Solution :

Update the affected xen package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63239 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56794
56796
56797
56805

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5510
CVE-2012-5511
CVE-2012-5513
CVE-2012-5525

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