OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0048)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79486


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- XSA-12: prevent a 64 bit guest setting reserved bits in DR7 [orabug 14554090] (CVE-2012-3494)

- XSA-14: Don't BUG_ON PoD operations on a non-translated guest [orabug 14554272] (CVE-2012-3496)

- XSA-17: console: bounds check whenever changing the cursor due to an escape code [orabug 14554401] (CVE-2012-3515)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79486

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2012-0048.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-64, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-debugger, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-pvhvm-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3494, CVE-2012-3496, CVE-2012-3515

BID: 55400, 55412, 55413

OSVDB: 85196