SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 6653)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Xen was updated to fix several security issues :

- A xen HVM guest destroy p2m teardown host DoS
vulnerability was fixed, where malicious guest could
lock/crash the host. (CVE-2012-3433)

- A xen HVM guest user mode MMIO emulation DoS was fixed.

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

Also the following bug in XEN was fixed :

- Xen HVM DomU crash during Windows Server 2008 R2
install, when maxmem > memory This update also included
bugfixes for:. (bnc#746702)

- vm-install: - bnc#762963 - ReaR: Unable to recover a
paravirtualized XEN guest

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6653.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64234 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2625

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