Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.2-5.fc18 (2013-8590)

high Nessus Plugin ID 66606

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

xend toolstack doesn't check bounds for VCPU affinity [XSA-56, CVE-2013-2072] xen-devel should require libuuid-devel, pygrub menu items can include too much text

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=962322

http://www.nessus.org/u?b802a8d5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66606

File Name: fedora_2013-8590.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A: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

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2072

FEDORA: 2013-8590