FreeBSD : xen-tools -- Unsanitised driver domain input in libxl device handling (e589ae90-4212-11e6-942d-bc5ff45d0f28)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 91937


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


The Xen Project reports :

libxl's device-handling code freely uses and trusts information from the backend directories in xenstore.

A malicious driver domain can deny service to management tools.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 91937

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e589ae90421211e6942dbc5ff45d0f28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/05

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

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


Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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: 2016/07/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4963