OracleVM 3.2 : xen (OVMSA-2015-0032)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81768


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


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

- x86emul: fully ignore segment override for register-only operations For ModRM encoded instructions with register operands we must not overwrite ea.mem.seg (if a - bogus in that case - segment override was present) as it aliases with ea.reg. This is CVE-2015-2151 / XSA-123.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81768

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0032.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/12

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2151

BID: 73015

OSVDB: 119410