OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0049)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 79487


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-20: VCPU/timers: Prevent overflow in calculations [orabug 15852489] (CVE-2012-4535)

- XSA-22: Prevent incorrect updates of m2p mappings [orabug 15852490] (CVE-2012-4537)

- Increase network hotplug script timeout to 200 (Chuang Cao) [Orabug 14378502]


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 79487

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2012-0049.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2012/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4535, CVE-2012-4537

BID: 56498