Fedora 24 : xen (2016-a21b2cb7a0)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92134


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


create link to /usr/bin/qemu-system-i386 from /usr/lib/xen/bin for back compatibility and for virt-manager


qemu-kvm: Integer overflow in SDL when creating too wide screen, QEMU:
Banked access to VGA memory (VBE) uses inconsistent bounds check [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: 92134

File Name: fedora_2016-a21b2cb7a0.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/14

Updated: 2019/09/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/11

Reference Information

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