GLSA-201810-06 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities (Foreshadow) (Meltdown) (Spectre)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118506

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-06 (Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A local attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or disclose sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-4.10.1-r2' All Xen tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.10.1-r2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-06

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118506

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-06.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/31

Modified: 2018/10/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xen, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xen-tools, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2018-10471, CVE-2018-10472, CVE-2018-10981, CVE-2018-10982, CVE-2018-12891, CVE-2018-12892, CVE-2018-12893, CVE-2018-15468, CVE-2018-15469, CVE-2018-15470, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646, CVE-2018-5244, CVE-2018-7540, CVE-2018-7541, CVE-2018-7542

GLSA: 201810-06