SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 7654)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A security bug was fixed in Xen

- A bug was found in the way Xen handles CPUID instruction
emulation during VM exits. An unprivileged guest user
can potentially use this flaw to crash the guest.
(CVE-2011-1936)

This issue only affected systems running on x86 architecture with
Intel processor and VMX virtualization extension enabled.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1936.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7654.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57266 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1936

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