OracleVM 3.3 : xen (OVMSA-2015-0026)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 81694


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


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

- pre-fill structures for certain HYPERVISOR_xen_version sub-ops ... avoiding to pass hypervisor stack contents back to the caller through space unused by the respective strings. This is XSA-122. (CVE-2015-2045)

- x86/HVM: return all ones on wrong-sized reads of system device I/O ports So far the value presented to the guest remained uninitialized. This is XSA-121. (CVE-2015-2044)


Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 81694

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0026.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/09

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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: 2015/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2044, CVE-2015-2045

BID: 72954, 72955

OSVDB: 119166, 119202