Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.3-7.fc17 (2012-19717)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63252
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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) An HVM guest can cause xen to crash or leak information [XSA-28, CVE-2012-5512] (#883085) 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)

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.

Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877358

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877365

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877385

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877391

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877393

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877397

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e874809

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63252

File Name: fedora_2012-19717.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5510, CVE-2012-5511, CVE-2012-5512, CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5514, CVE-2012-5515

BID: 56794, 56796, 56797, 56798, 56799, 56803

FEDORA: 2012-19717