Fedora 15 : xen-4.1.2-8.fc15 (2012-9430)

high Nessus Plugin ID 59696
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


make pygrub cope better with big files from guest (#818412 CVE-2012-2625), 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability [CVE-2012-0217], guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception generation [CVE-2012-0218], PV guest host Denial of Service [CVE-2012-2934]

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59696

File Name: fedora_2012-9430.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/26/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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: 6/14/2012

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2012-9430