Fedora 25 : xen (2017-5ae70ac6a5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100189

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VPR Score: 6.5

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

xen: various flaws (#1447345) x86: 64bit PV guest breakout via pagetable use-after-mode-change [XSA-213] grant transfer allows PV guest to elevate privileges [XSA-214]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-5ae70ac6a5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100189

File Name: fedora_2017-5ae70ac6a5.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/16

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8903, CVE-2017-8904