OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0033)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79504


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


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

- fix error in first version of the XSA-44 patch (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 16632878, 16694867] (CVE-2013-1917)

- clear EFLAGS.NT in SYSENTER entry path (Andrew Cooper) [orabug 16632878] (CVE-2013-1917)

- fix various issues with handling guest IRQs (Jan Beulich) [orabug 16635741] (CVE-2013-1919)

- defer event channel bucket pointer store until after XSM checks [orabug 16635980] (CVE-2013-1920)

- tools: xend: tolerate empty state/*.xml (Konrad Wilk, Joe Jin) [orabug 14683665]


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79504

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0033.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1917, CVE-2013-1919, CVE-2013-1920

BID: 58880, 59291, 59292