OracleVM 3.1 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0071)

low Nessus Plugin ID 79518


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


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

- Rebuild correcting changelog

- x86: properly set up fbld emulation operand address This is XSA-66. (CVE-2013-4361)

- x86: properly handle hvm_copy_from_guest_[phys,virt] errors Ignoring them generally implies using uninitialized data and, in all cases dealt with here, potentially leaking hypervisor stack contents to guests.
This is XSA-63. (CVE-2013-4355)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 79518

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0071.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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: 9/30/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/1/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4355, CVE-2013-4361

BID: 62708, 62710