Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.5-2.fc17 (2013-7432)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66435


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


PV guests can use non-preemptible long latency operations to mount a denial of service attack on the whole system [XSA-45, CVE-2013-1918], malicious guests can inject interrupts through bridge devices to mount a denial of service attack on the whole system [XSA-49, CVE-2013-1952]

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: 66435

File Name: fedora_2013-7432.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/15

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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: 2013/05/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1918, CVE-2013-1952

BID: 59615, 59617

FEDORA: 2013-7432