Fedora 31 : xen (2019-376ec5c107)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 131143

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

add missing XSA-299 patches

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x86: Machine Check Error on Page Size Change DoS [XSA-304, CVE-2018-12207] TSX Asynchronous Abort speculative side channel [XSA-305, CVE-2019-11135]

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VCPUOP_initialise DoS [XSA-296, CVE-2019-18420] missing descriptor table limit checking in x86 PV emulation [XSA-298, CVE-2019-18425] Issues with restartable PV type change operations [XSA-299, CVE-2019-18421] add-to-physmap can be abused to DoS Arm hosts [XSA-301, CVE-2019-18423] passed through PCI devices may corrupt host memory after deassignment [XSA-302, CVE-2019-18424] ARM: Interrupts are unconditionally unmasked in exception handlers [XSA-303, CVE-2019-18422]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-376ec5c107

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 131143

File Name: fedora_2019-376ec5c107.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/20/2019

Updated: 7/10/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12207, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-18420, CVE-2019-18421, CVE-2019-18422, CVE-2019-18423, CVE-2019-18424, CVE-2019-18425

FEDORA: 2019-376ec5c107

IAVB: 2019-B-0084-S