FreeBSD : xen-tools -- Cirrus VGA Heap overflow via display refresh (af19ecd0-0f6a-11e7-970f-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Xen Project reports :

A privileged user within the guest VM can cause a heap overflow in the
device model process, potentially escalating their privileges to that
of the device model process.

See also :

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-211.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0fa57802

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97904 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9603

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