OracleVM 3.1 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0001)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79493


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


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

- VT-d: fix interrupt remapping source validation for devices behind legacy bridges Using SVT_VERIFY_BUS here doesn't make sense native Linux also uses SVT_VERIFY_SID_SQ here instead. (CVE-2012-5634)

- When xend re-writes the files which store domains' information and if the file is empty , do things like file does not exist


Update the affected xen / xen-devel / xen-tools packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79493

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0001.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5634

BID: 57223