SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 7018)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

XEN was updated to fix various bugs and security issues :

The following security issues have been fixed :

- xen: Domain builder Out-of-memory due to malicious
kernel/ramdisk (XSA 25). (CVE-2012-4544)

- XEN / qemu: guest administrator can access qemu monitor
console (XSA-19). (CVE-2012-4411)

- xen: Timer overflow DoS vulnerability (XSA 20).
(CVE-2012-4535)

- xen: pirq range check DoS vulnerability (XSA 21).
(CVE-2012-4536)

- xen: Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability (XSA 22).
(CVE-2012-4537)

- xen: Unhooking empty PAE entries DoS vulnerability (XSA
23). (CVE-2012-4538)

- xen: Grant table hypercall infinite loop DoS
vulnerability (XSA 24). (CVE-2012-4539)

- xen: multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities (XSA-15)
Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream
patches have been applied:. (CVE-2012-3497)

- L3: Xen BUG at io_apic.c:129
26102-x86-IOAPIC-legacy-not-first.patch. (bnc#784087)

- Upstream patches merged:
26054-x86-AMD-perf-ctr-init.patch
26055-x86-oprof-hvm-mode.patch
26056-page-alloc-flush-filter.patch
26061-x86-oprof-counter-range.patch
26062-ACPI-ERST-move-data.patch
26063-x86-HPET-affinity-lock.patch
26093-HVM-PoD-grant-mem-type.patch
25931-x86-domctl-iomem-mapping-checks.patch
25952-x86-MMIO-remap-permissions.patch
25808-domain_create-return-value.patch
25814-x86_64-set-debugreg-guest.patch
25815-x86-PoD-no-bug-in-non-translated.patch
25816-x86-hvm-map-pirq-range-check.patch
25833-32on64-bogus-pt_base-adjust.patch
25834-x86-S3-MSI-resume.patch
25835-adjust-rcu-lock-domain.patch
25836-VT-d-S3-MSI-resume.patch 25850-tmem-xsa-15-1.patch
25851-tmem-xsa-15-2.patch 25852-tmem-xsa-15-3.patch
25853-tmem-xsa-15-4.patch 25854-tmem-xsa-15-5.patch
25855-tmem-xsa-15-6.patch 25856-tmem-xsa-15-7.patch
25857-tmem-xsa-15-8.patch 25858-tmem-xsa-15-9.patch
25859-tmem-missing-break.patch 25860-tmem-cleanup.patch
25883-pt-MSI-cleanup.patch
25927-x86-domctl-ioport-mapping-range.patch
25929-tmem-restore-pool-version.patch

- first XEN-PV VM fails to spawn xend: Increase wait time
for disk to appear in host bootloader Modified existing
xen-domUloader.diff. (bnc#778105)

25752-ACPI-pm-op-valid-cpu.patch
25754-x86-PoD-early-access.patch
25755-x86-PoD-types.patch
25756-x86-MMIO-max-mapped-pfn.patch

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777890
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=778105
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=779212
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=784087
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786516
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786517
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786518
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786519
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786520
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=787163
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3497.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4411.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4535.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4536.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4537.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4538.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4539.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4544.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7018.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64238 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3497
CVE-2012-4411
CVE-2012-4535
CVE-2012-4536
CVE-2012-4537
CVE-2012-4538
CVE-2012-4539
CVE-2012-4544

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