Fedora 25 : xen (2016-1d8429b89f)

high Nessus Plugin ID 94780


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fix build problem with glibc 2.24 x86: Disallow L3 recursive pagetable for 32-bit PV guests [XSA-185, CVE-2016-7092] x86: Mishandling of instruction pointer truncation during emulation [XSA-186, CVE-2016-7093] x86 HVM: Overflow of sh_ctxt->seg_reg[] [XSA-187, CVE-2016-7094] pandoc (documentation) has dependency issues again on F25

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94780

File Name: fedora_2016-1d8429b89f.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


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: 8.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xen, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7092, CVE-2016-7093, CVE-2016-7094