FreeBSD : xen-tools -- populate-on-demand balloon size inaccuracy can crash guests (c0e76d33-8821-11e5-ab94-002590263bf5)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 86839

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The Xen Project reports :

Guests configured with PoD might be unstable, especially under load.
In an affected guest, an unprivileged guest user might be able to cause a guest crash, perhaps simply by applying load so as to cause heavy memory pressure within the guest.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-153.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?de382f34

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 86839

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c0e76d33882111e5ab94002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/11

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:xen-tools, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7972