Fedora 23 : xen (2016-103752d2a9)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92059


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB r/w access while processing ESP_FIFO [CVE-2016-5338] (#1343323) Qemu: scsi: megasas: information leakage in megasas_ctrl_get_info [CVE-2016-5337] (#1343909)


fix for CVE-2016-2858 doesn't build with qemu-xen enabled Unsanitised guest input in libxl device handling code [XSA-175, CVE-2016-4962] (#1342132) Unsanitised driver domain input in libxl device handling [XSA-178, CVE-2016-4963] (#1342131) arm: Host crash caused by VMID exhaust [XSA-181] (#1342530) Qemu: display: vmsvga: out-of-bounds read in vmsvga_fifo_read_raw() routine [CVE-2016-4454] (#1340741) Qemu:
display: vmsvga: infinite loop in vmsvga_fifo_run() routine [CVE-2016-4453] (#1340746) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write when using non-DMA mode in get_cmd [CVE-2016-5238] (#1341931)

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92059

File Name: fedora_2016-103752d2a9.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/14/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2858, CVE-2016-4453, CVE-2016-4454, CVE-2016-4962, CVE-2016-4963, CVE-2016-5238, CVE-2016-5242, CVE-2016-5337, CVE-2016-5338