SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Xen and libvirt (SAT Patch Number 5796)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This collective update 2012/02 for Xen provides fixes for the
following reports :

Xen :

- 740165: Fix heap overflow in e1000 device emulation
(applicable to Xen qemu - CVE-2012-0029)

- 739585: Xen block-attach fails after repeated
attach/detach

- 727515: Fragmented packets hang network boot of HVM
guest

- 736824: Microcode patches for AMD's 15h processors panic
the system

- 732782: xm create hangs when maxmen value is enclosed in
'quotes'

- 734826: xm rename doesn't work anymore

- 694863: kexec fails in xen

- 726332: Fix considerable performance hit by previous
changeset

- 649209: Fix slow Xen live migrations libvirt

- 735403: Fix connection with virt-manager as normal user
virt-utils

- Add Support for creating images that can be run on
Microsoft Hyper-V host (Fix vpc file format. Add support
for fixed disks)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649209
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694863
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725169
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=726332
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727515
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732782
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=734826
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735403
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736824
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739585
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740165
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0029.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5796.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58395 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0029

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