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

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

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).

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

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

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8268.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62025 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2625

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