Fedora 27 : xen (2018-98684f429b)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109875

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

x86: mishandling of debug exceptions [XSA-260, CVE-2018-8897] x86 vHPET interrupt injection errors [XSA-261] (#1576089) qemu may drive Xen into unbounded loop [XSA-262]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-98684f429b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109875

File Name: fedora_2018-98684f429b.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/17

Modified: 2018/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10981, CVE-2018-10982, CVE-2018-8897