GLSA-201702-27 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97270
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-27 (Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the CVE identifiers and Xen Security Advisory referenced below for details.
A local attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with privileges of Xen (QEMU) process on the host, gain privileges on the host system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-4.7.1-r5' All Xen Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.7.1-r6'