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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202005-08 ] Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 22:18:00
Message-Id: c6aceec8-cb6e-74fb-29e2-61a91c9a139b@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202005-08
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: May 14, 2020
     Bugs: #717446
       ID: 202005-08

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
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Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-emulation/xen          < 4.12.2-r2              >= 4.12.2-r2
  2  app-emulation/xen-tools    < 4.12.2-r2              >= 4.12.2-r2
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages

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

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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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-4.12.2-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-11739
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11739
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-11740
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11740
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-11741
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11741
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-11742
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11742
[ 5 ] CVE-2020-11743
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11743

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-08

Concerns?
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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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 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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