Fedora 25 : xen (2016-999e1a6927)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95493

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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] guest 32-bit ELF symbol table load leaking host data [XSA-194, CVE-2016-9384] 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-2016-999e1a6927

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95493

File Name: fedora_2016-999e1a6927.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/4/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/23/2017

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-2016-9384, CVE-2016-9385, CVE-2016-9386