Fedora 24 : xen (2016-bcbae0781f)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96113
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


x86 CMPXCHG8B emulation fails to ignore operand size override [XSA-200, CVE-2016-9932] (#1404262)


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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Update the affected xen package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96113

File Name: fedora_2016-bcbae0781f.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/27/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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


Risk Factor: High

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:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/23/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/23/2016

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, CVE-2016-9932