Fedora 32 : xen (2020-df772b417b)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144613


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


xenstore watch notifications lacking permission checks [XSA-115, CVE-2020-29480] (#1908091) Xenstore: new domains inheriting existing node permissions [XSA-322, CVE-2020-29481] (#1908095) Xenstore: wrong path length check [XSA-323, CVE-2020-29482] (#1908096) Xenstore:
guests can crash xenstored via watchs [XSA-324, CVE-2020-29484] (#1908088) Xenstore: guests can disturb domain cleanup [XSA-325, CVE-2020-29483] (#1908087) oxenstored memory leak in reset_watches [XSA-330, CVE-2020-29485] (#1908000) undue recursion in x86 HVM context switch code [XSA-348, CVE-2020-29566] (#1908085) oxenstored:
node ownership can be changed by unprivileged clients [XSA-352, CVE-2020-29486] (#1908003) oxenstored: permissions not checked on root node [XSA-353, CVE-2020-29479] (#1908002) FIFO event channels control block related ordering [XSA-358, CVE-2020-29570] (#1907931) FIFO event channels control structure ordering [XSA-359, CVE-2020-29571] (#1908089)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144613

File Name: fedora_2020-df772b417b.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/28/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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:32

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-29479, CVE-2020-29480, CVE-2020-29481, CVE-2020-29482, CVE-2020-29483, CVE-2020-29484, CVE-2020-29485, CVE-2020-29486, CVE-2020-29566, CVE-2020-29570, CVE-2020-29571

FEDORA: 2020-df772b417b

IAVB: 2020-B-0077-S