Fedora 23 : xen (2016-cc2916dcf4)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96025

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VPR Score: 6.5

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

ARM guests may induce host asynchronous abort [XSA-201, CVE-2016-9815, CVE-2016-9816, CVE-2016-9817, CVE-2016-9818] (#1399747) qemu: Divide by zero vulnerability in cirrus_do_copy (#1399055) [CVE-2016-9921, CVE-2016-9922] Qemu: 9pfs: memory leakage via proxy/handle callbacks (#1402278) qemu ioport array overflow [XSA-199, CVE-2016-9637]

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Solution

Update the affected xen package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-cc2916dcf4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96025

File Name: fedora_2016-cc2916dcf4.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/20

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9637, CVE-2016-9815, CVE-2016-9816, CVE-2016-9817, CVE-2016-9818, CVE-2016-9913, CVE-2016-9921, CVE-2016-9922