Fedora 27 : xen (2018-915602df63) (Foreshadow)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112234


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


L1 Terminal Fault speculative side channel patch bundle [XSA-273, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646] drop patches also in the bundle, which also includes Use of v2 grant tables may cause crash on ARM [XSA-268] (#1616081) x86: Incorrect MSR_DEBUGCTL handling lets guests enable BTS [XSA-269] (#1616077) oxenstored does not apply quota-maxentity [XSA-272] (#1616080)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112234

File Name: fedora_2018-915602df63.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 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: 2018/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15468, CVE-2018-15469, CVE-2018-15470, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646