Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1230-1] xen security update)

Published: 2018-01-08 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
xen on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.6.lts1-11. We recommend that you upgrade your xen Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor, which could result in denial of service, information leaks, privilege escalation or the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17044
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17045
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17563
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17564
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17565
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17566

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00003.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2

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