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

High Nessus Plugin ID 66606


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66606

File Name: fedora_2013-8590.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/28

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2013/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2072

FEDORA: 2013-8590