Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.2-3.fc18 (2013-7426)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

PV guests can use non-preemptible long latency operations to mount a
denial of service attack on the whole system [XSA-45, CVE-2013-1918],
malicious guests can inject interrupts through bridge devices to mount
a denial of service attack on the whole system [XSA-49, CVE-2013-1952]

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=956163
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956309
http://www.nessus.org/u?99929957

Solution :

Update the affected xen package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66434 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59615
59617

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1918
CVE-2013-1952

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