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.
(CVE-2012-3432)

- 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 :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=744771
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746702
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=762484
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=762963
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773393
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773401
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2625.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3432.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3433.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6653.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64234 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2625
CVE-2012-3432
CVE-2012-3433

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