Fedora 28 : xen (2018-683dfde81a) (Foreshadow)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120490
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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-683dfde81a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120490

File Name: fedora_2018-683dfde81a.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3646

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/14/2018

Reference Information

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