FreeBSD : xen-tools -- cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo does not check if memory region is safe (8cbd9c08-f8b9-11e6-ae1b-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97312


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The Xen Project reports :

In CIRRUS_BLTMODE_MEMSYSSRC mode the bitblit copy routine cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo fails to check whether the specified memory region is safe. A malicious guest administrator can cause an out of bounds memory write, very likely exploitable as a privilege escalation.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97312

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8cbd9c08f8b911e6ae1b002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/22

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:xen-tools, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2620

IAVB: 2017-B-0024