SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8268)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

XEN was updated to fix multiple bugs and security issues.

The following security issues have been fixed :

- xen: hypercall set_debugreg vulnerability (XSA-12).
(CVE-2012-3494)

- xen: Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability (XSA-17).
(CVE-2012-3515)

- xen: pv bootloader doesn't check the size of the bzip2
or lzma compressed kernel, leading to denial of service.
(CVE-2012-2625)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2625.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3494.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3515.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8268.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62025 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2625
CVE-2012-3494
CVE-2012-3515

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