Debian DLA-1577-1 : xen security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 118892

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor, which could result in denial of service, informations leaks or privilege escalation.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 4.4.4lts4-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xen packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00013.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/xen

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118892

File Name: debian_DLA-1577.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxen-4.4, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxen-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxenstore3.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-hypervisor-4.4-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-hypervisor-4.4-arm64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-hypervisor-4.4-armhf, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-system-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-system-arm64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-system-armhf, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-utils-4.4, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-utils-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xenstore-utils, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows POP/MOV SS Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12891, CVE-2018-12893, CVE-2018-15469, CVE-2018-15470, CVE-2018-7540, CVE-2018-7541, CVE-2018-8897