Fedora 22 : xen (2016-8fd9019541)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92127


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


in systemd only try to load kernel modules that are in Fedora (#1291089) x86 software guest page walk PS bit handling flaw [XSA-176, CVE-2016-4480] (#1332657)


create link to /usr/bin/qemu-system-i386 from /usr/lib/xen/bin for back compatibility and for virt-manager, cleaner fix for XSA-179 on qemu-xen-traditional


qemu-kvm: Integer overflow in SDL when creating too wide screen QEMU:
Banked access to VGA memory (VBE) uses inconsistent bounds checks [XSA-179, CVE-2016-3710, CVE-2016-3712]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92127

File Name: fedora_2016-8fd9019541.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/14/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

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: 5/28/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3710, CVE-2016-3712, CVE-2016-4480