Fedora 22 : xen-4.5.1-8.fc22 (2015-15944)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86162
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


libxl fails to honour readonly flag on disks with qemu-xen [XSA-142 (possible fix)] ---- Use after free in QEMU/Xen block unplug protocol [XSA-139, CVE-2015-5166] QEMU leak of uninitialized heap memory in rtl8139 device model [XSA-140, CVE-2015-5165]

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86162

File Name: fedora_2015-15944.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


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:22

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5165, CVE-2015-5166, CVE-2015-7311

FEDORA: 2015-15944