Fedora 27 : xen (2017-5945560816)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105882

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

another patch related to the [XSA-240, CVE-2017-15595] issue x86 PV guests may gain access to internally used page [XSA-248] broken x86 shadow mode refcount overflow check [XSA-249] improper x86 shadow mode refcount error handling [XSA-250] improper bug check in x86 log-dirty handling [XSA-251]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-5945560816

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105882

File Name: fedora_2017-5945560816.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15595, CVE-2017-17563, CVE-2017-17564, CVE-2017-17565, CVE-2017-17566