Fedora 25 : xen (2016-81e5a36d8c)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94827

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


enable xen livepatch in hypervisor via .config file qemu-kvm:
Directory traversal flaw in 9p virtio backend [CVE-2016-7116] qemu:
hw: net: Heap overflow in xlnx.xps-ethernetlite [CVE-2016-7161] CR0.TS and CR0.EM not always honored for x86 HVM guest [XSA-190, CVE-2016-7777]

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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94827

File Name: fedora_2016-81e5a36d8c.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/15

Updated: 2020/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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: 2016/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7116, CVE-2016-7161, CVE-2016-7777

FEDORA: 2016-81e5a36d8c

IAVB: 2016-B-0149-S