Scientific Linux Security Update : xen on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- An out of bounds array access issue was found in the Xen
virtual machine monitor, built with the QEMU ioport
support. It could occur while doing ioport read/write
operations, if guest was to supply a 32bit address
parameter. A privileged guest user/process could use
this flaw to potentially escalate their privileges on a
host. (CVE-2016-9637)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c27cb54

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95985 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9637

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