Fedora 31 : xen (2020-76cf2b0f0a)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138864


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


incorrect error handling in event channel port allocation leads to DoS [XSA-317, CVE-2020-15566] (#1854465) inverted code paths in x86 dirty VRAM tracking leads to DoS [XSA-319, CVE-2020-15563] (#1854463) xen:
insufficient cache write-back under VT-d leads to DoS [XSA-321, CVE-2020-15565] (#1854467) missing alignment check in VCPUOP_register_vcpu_info leads to DoS [XSA-327, CVE-2020-15564] (#1854458) non-atomic modification of live EPT PTE leads to DoS [XSA-328, CVE-2020-15567] (#1854464)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138864

File Name: fedora_2020-76cf2b0f0a.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/23/2020

Updated: 9/25/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/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: 7/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/7/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15563, CVE-2020-15564, CVE-2020-15565, CVE-2020-15566, CVE-2020-15567

FEDORA: 2020-76cf2b0f0a

IAVB: 2020-B-0034-S