OracleVM 3.2 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0090)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79526
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

- x86/AMD: work around erratum 793 The recommendation is to set a bit in an MSR - do this if the firmware didn't, considering that otherwise we expose ourselves to a guest induced DoS. This is CVE-2013-6885 / XSA-82.
(CVE-2013-6885)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ee1b3ea6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79526

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0090.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6885

BID: 63983