Fedora 25 : xen (2017-ed735463e3)

high Nessus Plugin ID 103342



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Qemu: usb: ohci: infinite loop due to incorrect return value [CVE-2017-9330] (#1457698) Qemu: qemu-nbd: server breaks with SIGPIPE upon client abort [CVE-2017-10664] (#1466466) revised full fix for XSA-226 (regressed 32-bit Dom0 or backend domains)


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)


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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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103342

File Name: fedora_2017-ed735463e3.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/20/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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


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:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10664, CVE-2017-12134, CVE-2017-12135, CVE-2017-12136, CVE-2017-12137, CVE-2017-12855, CVE-2017-5579, CVE-2017-7718, CVE-2017-8309, CVE-2017-8379, CVE-2017-9330