GLSA-201702-27 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-27
(Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the
CVE identifiers and Xen Security Advisory referenced below for details.

Impact :

A local attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with
privileges of Xen (QEMU) process on the host, gain privileges on the host
system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-4.7.1-r5'
All Xen Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

Risk factor :


Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97270 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2615

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