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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201904-09 ] Xen Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Xen: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201904-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-04-04
Bug(s): #679580
ID: 201904-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Xen, the worst of which
could result in privilege escalation.


Background

Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/xen
Vulnerable: < 4.10.3-r1
Unaffected: >= 4.10.3-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/xen-pvgrub
Vulnerable: < 4.10.3
Unaffected: >= 4.10.3
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/xen-tools
Vulnerable: < 4.10.3-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.10.3-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the
referenced XSA security advisories.


Impact

Please review the referenced XSA security advisories for details.

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-4.10.3-r2"
   
All Xen pvgrub users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/xen-pvgrub-4.10.3-r2"
   
All Xen tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.10.3-r2"
   


References

XSA Security Advisory


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