Fedora 23 : xen (2016-68b71978a1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95491

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

xen : various security flaws (#1397383) x86 null segments not always treated as unusable [XSA-191, CVE-2016-9386] x86 task switch to VM86 mode mis-handled [XSA-192, CVE-2016-9382] x86 segment base write emulation lacking canonical address checks [XSA-193, CVE-2016-9385] x86 64-bit bit test instruction emulation broken [XSA-195, CVE-2016-9383] x86 software interrupt injection mis-handled [XSA-196, CVE-2016-9377, CVE-2016-9378] qemu incautious about shared ring processing [XSA-197, CVE-2016-9381] delimiter injection vulnerabilities in pygrub [XSA-198, CVE-2016-9379, CVE-2016-9380]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-68b71978a1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95491

File Name: fedora_2016-68b71978a1.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/05

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:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9377, CVE-2016-9378, CVE-2016-9379, CVE-2016-9380, CVE-2016-9381, CVE-2016-9382, CVE-2016-9383, CVE-2016-9385, CVE-2016-9386