Fedora 26 : xen (2017-b8fa8e1a13)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102796

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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

full fix for XSA-226, replacing workaround drop conflict of xendomain and libvirtd as can cause problems (#1398590) add-to-physmap error paths fail to release lock on ARM [XSA-235] (#1484476) Qemu: audio:
host memory leakage via capture buffer [CVE-2017-8309] (#1446521) Qemu: input: host memory leakage via keyboard events [CVE-2017-8379] (#1446561)

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-b8fa8e1a13

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102796

File Name: fedora_2017-b8fa8e1a13.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/28

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 2017/08/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8309, CVE-2017-8379