Fedora 21 : xen-4.4.2-4.fc21 (2015-8270) (Venom)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83834

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VPR Score: 9.5

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Privilege escalation via emulated floppy disk drive [XSA-133, CVE-2015-3456] (#1221153)

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218611

http://www.nessus.org/u?211a96d2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83834

File Name: fedora_2015-8270.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/27

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/15

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3456

FEDORA: 2015-8270