OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0033)

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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 error in first version of the XSA-44 patch (Chuck
Anderson) [orabug 16632878, 16694867] (CVE-2013-1917)

- clear EFLAGS.NT in SYSENTER entry path (Andrew Cooper)
[orabug 16632878] (CVE-2013-1917)

- fix various issues with handling guest IRQs (Jan
Beulich) [orabug 16635741] (CVE-2013-1919)

- defer event channel bucket pointer store until after XSM
checks [orabug 16635980] (CVE-2013-1920)

- tools: xend: tolerate empty state/*.xml (Konrad Wilk,
Joe Jin) [orabug 14683665]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79504 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58880

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1917

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