OracleVM 2.1 : xen (OVMSA-2009-0001)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- Fix permissions problem with VM.GuestMetrics [bugz 7265]

- Disable
ovs-disabled-create-netif-if-vif-type-set-ioemu.patch

- Include proper patch for bugz 7807

- Implement VM.GuestMetrics to communicate info with guest
OS [bugz 7265]

- Support long command line [bugz 7264]

- Fix bug in valid_object function in XendAPI.py [bugz
7363]

- Update MAC address for HVM guest after live migration
[bugz 7978] [bug 7573550]

- Fix problem preventing guest from rebooting after
migration [bugz 7807]

- Fix guest hang when migrating HVM guests in parallel
[bugz #7816]

- Disable creating backend network device when vif type
set ioemu [bugz #7592]

- pull in cs18449 from xen-3.3-stable

- fix invalid reference to XendDomain.VMROOT

- Updates from EL5U2 for (CVE-2008-4405, CVE-2008-4993)

- Fix unsafe use of xenstore data (CVE-2008-4405)

- Remove qemu-dm.debug wrapper script (CVE-2008-4993)

- Fix reboots after CVE-2008-4405 changes

- Fix block-detach regression due to (CVE-2008-4405)

- make coredump-[destroy|restart] work through traditional
domU config, back ported from xen unstable cs16989

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5659c439

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79451 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4405
CVE-2008-4993

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