Fedora 26 : xen (2017-f336ba205d)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102686

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Qemu: serial: host memory leakage 16550A UART emulation [CVE-2017-5579] (#1416162) Qemu: display: cirrus: OOB read access issue [CVE-2017-7718] (#1443444) xen: various flaws (#1481765) multiple problems with transitive grants [XSA-226, CVE-2017-12135] x86: PV privilege escalation via map_grant_ref [XSA-227, CVE-2017-12137] grant_table: Race conditions with maptrack free list handling [XSA-228, CVE-2017-12136] grant_table: possibly premature clearing of GTF_writing / GTF_reading [XSA-230, CVE-2017-12855]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-f336ba205d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102686

File Name: fedora_2017-f336ba205d.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/23/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:26

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12134, CVE-2017-12135, CVE-2017-12136, CVE-2017-12137, CVE-2017-12855, CVE-2017-5579, CVE-2017-7718