Xen PV Guests Internally Used Pages Access Handling Guest-to-Host Privilege Escalation (XSA-248)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105490
SynopsisThe remote Xen hypervisor installation is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the Xen hypervisor installed on the remote host is affected by a guest-to-host privilege escalation vulnerability.
Note that Nessus has checked the changeset versions based on the xen.git change log. Nessus did not check guest hardware configurations or if patches were applied manually to the source code before a recompile and reinstall.
SolutionApply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.