Xen: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201904-09

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

Affected Packages

app-emulation/xen on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.10.3-r1
Unaffected versions >= 4.10.3-r1
app-emulation/xen-pvgrub on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.10.3
Unaffected versions >= 4.10.3
app-emulation/xen-tools on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.10.3-r2
Unaffected versions >= 4.10.3-r2

Background

Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

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:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.10.3-r2"
 

All Xen pvgrub users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/xen-pvgrub-4.10.3-r2"
 

All Xen tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.10.3-r2"
 

References

Release Date
April 04, 2019

Latest Revision
April 04, 2019: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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