SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8379)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues in xen :

- XENMEM_exchange may overwrite hypervisor memory
(XSA-29). (CVE-2012-5513)

- Several memory hypercall operations allow invalid extent
order values (XSA-31). (CVE-2012-5515)

Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been
applied: 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8379.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63153 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5513

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