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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-06
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Xen, the worst of which could cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 4.10.1-r2 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | 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
SHA-256 | b217f9accfba4a764bd6f85c953f7739d90f11d6b6ba34b105c6fadfa4adafee

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 30, 2018
Bugs: #643350, #655188, #655544, #659442
ID: 201810-06

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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
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-emulation/xen < 4.10.1-r2 >= 4.10.1-r2
2 app-emulation/xen-tools < 4.10.1-r2 >= 4.10.1-r2
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2 affected packages

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.10.1-r2"

All Xen tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.10.1-r2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5715
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5715
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-5753
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5753
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-5754
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5754
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-10471
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10471
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-10472
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10472
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-10981
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10981
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-10982
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10982
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-12891
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12891
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-12892
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12892
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-12893
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12893
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-15468
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15468
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-15469
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15469
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-15470
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15470
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-3620
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-3620
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-3646
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-3646
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-5244
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5244
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-7540
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7540
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-7541
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7541
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-7542
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7542

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-06

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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