Fedora 15 : xen-4.1.1-1.fc15 (2011-8421)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55464


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


update to 4.1.1 - includes various bugfixes and fix for [CVE-2011-1898] guest with pci passthrough can gain privileged access to base domain

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


Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55464

File Name: fedora_2011-8421.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/30

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1898

FEDORA: 2011-8421