Fedora 15 : xen-4.1.2-6.fc15 (2012-1539)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58018


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix buffer overflow in e1000 emulation for HVM guests [CVE-2012-0029], Start building xen's ocaml, fix a crash and turn a backtrace into an ordinary error

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58018

File Name: fedora_2012-1539.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/20

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/10

Reference Information

BID: 51642

FEDORA: 2012-1539