Fedora 21 : xen-4.4.2-9.fc21 (2015-12714)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85361
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


QEMU heap overflow flaw while processing certain ATAPI commands.
[XSA-138, CVE-2015-5154] (#1247142) rebuild efi grub.cfg if it is present (#1239309), add gcc5 build fixes, one needed for the following patch, modify gnutls use in line with Fedora's crypto policies (#117935)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85361

File Name: fedora_2015-12714.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/13/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/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

Patch Publication Date: 8/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5154

FEDORA: 2015-12714