Fedora 25 : xen (2016-81e5a36d8c)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94827


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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: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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: 10/9/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/5/2016

Reference Information

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

FEDORA: 2016-81e5a36d8c

IAVB: 2016-B-0149-S