Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.0-6.fc18 (2012-19652)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63239


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


A guest can cause xen to crash [XSA-26, CVE-2012-5510] (#883082) An HVM guest can cause xen to run slowly or crash [XSA-27, CVE-2012-5511] (#883084) A PV guest can cause xen to crash and might be able escalate privileges [XSA-29, CVE-2012-5513] (#883088) An HVM guest can cause xen to hang [XSA-30, CVE-2012-5514] (#883091) A guest can cause xen to hang [XSA-31, CVE-2012-5515] (#883092) A PV guest can cause xen to crash and might be able escalate privileges [XSA-32, CVE-2012-5525] (#883094)

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: Medium

ID: 63239

File Name: fedora_2012-19652.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/12

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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: 2012/12/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5510, CVE-2012-5511, CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5525

BID: 56794, 56796, 56797, 56805

FEDORA: 2012-19652