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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201810-06 ] Xen Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201810-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2018-10-30
Bug(s): #643350, #655188, #655544, #659442
ID: 201810-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Xen, the worst of which
could cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/xen
Vulnerable: < 4.10.1-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.10.1-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/xen-tools
Vulnerable: < 4.10.1-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.10.1-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the
referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A local attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or disclose
sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.10.1-r2"
   
All Xen tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.10.1-r2"
   


References

CVE-2017-5715
CVE-2017-5753
CVE-2017-5754
CVE-2018-10471
CVE-2018-10472
CVE-2018-10981
CVE-2018-10982
CVE-2018-12891
CVE-2018-12892
CVE-2018-12893
CVE-2018-15468
CVE-2018-15469
CVE-2018-15470
CVE-2018-3620
CVE-2018-3646
CVE-2018-5244
CVE-2018-7540
CVE-2018-7541
CVE-2018-7542
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