Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.3-2.fc17 (2012-11755)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61614


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fix for (#845444) broke xend under systemd, update to 4.1.3, includes fix for untrusted HVM guest can cause the dom0 to hang or crash [XSA-11, CVE-2012-3433] (#843582) remove some unnecessary cache flushing that slow things down, change python options on xend to reduce selinux problems (#845444)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61614

File Name: fedora_2012-11755.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/22

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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: 2012/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3433

BID: 54942

FEDORA: 2012-11755