Xen Project ARM Grant Table v2 DoS (XSA-268)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112156

Synopsis

The remote Xen hypervisor installation is missing a security update.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Xen hypervisor
installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service
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.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-268.html

https://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=summary

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112156

File Name: xen_server_XSA-268.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/08/28

Modified: 2018/12/07

Dependencies: 78089

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15469

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:xen:xen

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15469

IAVB: 2018-B-0111