GLSA-201710-17 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 103910

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-17 (Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A local attacker could escalate privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-4.7.3' All Xen pvgrub users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-pvgrub-4.7.3' All Xen Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.7.3'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-17

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103910

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-17.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/18

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xen, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xen-pvgrub, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xen-tools, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10912, CVE-2017-10913, CVE-2017-10914, CVE-2017-10915, CVE-2017-10918, CVE-2017-10920, CVE-2017-10921, CVE-2017-10922

GLSA: 201710-17

IAVB: 2017-B-0074