Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.2-24.fc17 (2012-11182)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 61422


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


in rare circumstances an unprivileged user can crash an HVM guest [XSA-10] (#843766), remove a dependency on PyXML and Require python-lxml instead of PyXML (#842843) adjust systemd service files not to report failures when running without a hypervisor or when xendomains.service doesn't find anything to start

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: Low

ID: 61422

File Name: fedora_2012-11182.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/06

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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: 2012/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3432

BID: 54691

FEDORA: 2012-11182