FreeBSD : xen-tools -- Cirrus VGA Heap overflow via display refresh (af19ecd0-0f6a-11e7-970f-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97904

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VPR Score: 8.1


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


The Xen Project reports :

A privileged user within the guest VM can cause a heap overflow in the device model process, potentially escalating their privileges to that of the device model process.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97904

File Name: freebsd_pkg_af19ecd00f6a11e7970f002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/23

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.1

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: 2017/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9603

IAVB: 2017-B-0035