FreeBSD : xen-tools -- Unsanitised driver domain input in libxl device handling (e589ae90-4212-11e6-942d-bc5ff45d0f28)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Xen Project reports :

libxl's device-handling code freely uses and trusts information from
the backend directories in xenstore.

A malicious driver domain can deny service to management tools.

See also :

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-178.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d613b024

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91937 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4963

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