OracleVM 3.1 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0021)

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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 :

- x86-64: detect processors subject to AMD erratum #121
and refuse to boot(CVE-2006-0744)

- guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception
generation (CVE-2012-0217),(CVE-2012-0218)

- Remove unnecessary balloon retries on vm create. This is
a backport from fix for bug 14143327.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2012-June/000082.html

Solution :

Update the affected xen / xen-devel / xen-tools packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53856
53955

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0744
CVE-2012-0217
CVE-2012-0218

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