OracleVM 3.1 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0046)
High Nessus Plugin ID 79485
SynopsisThe remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :
- Xen Security Advisory CVE-2012-4411 / XSA-19 version 2 guest administrator can access qemu monitor console Disable qemu monitor by default. The qemu monitor is an overly powerful feature which must be protected from untrusted (guest) administrators. (CVE-2012-4411)
- fix xm create vcpu_avail exceeds XMLRPC int limits If maxvcpus = vcpus = 40, (1<<40 -1) will exceed XMLRPC int limit. Change it to str will work. Then in the xend side, it will converted back to int. (CVE-2012-3515)
SolutionUpdate the affected xen / xen-devel / xen-tools packages.