SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Numbers 8478 / 8479)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

XEN has been updated to version 4.2.3 c/s 26170, fixing various bugs
and security issues.

- XSA-72: Fixed ocaml xenstored that mishandled oversized
message replies. (CVE-2013-4416)

- XSA-63: Fixed information leaks through I/O instruction
emulation. (CVE-2013-4355)

- XSA-66: Fixed information leak through fbld instruction
emulation. (CVE-2013-4361)

- XSA-67: Fixed information leak through outs instruction
emulation. (CVE-2013-4368)

- XSA-68: Fixed possible null dereference when parsing vif
ratelimiting info. (CVE-2013-4369)

- XSA-69: Fixed misplaced free in ocaml
xc_vcpu_getaffinity stub. (CVE-2013-4370)

- XSA-70: Fixed use-after-free in libxl_list_cpupool under
memory pressure. (CVE-2013-4371)

- XSA-71: xen: qemu disk backend (qdisk) resource leak.
(CVE-2013-4375)

- XSA-62: Fixed information leak on AVX and/or LWP capable
CPUs. (CVE-2013-1442)

- XSA-58: Page reference counting error due to
XSA-45/CVE-2013-1918 fixes. Various bugs have also been
fixed:. (CVE-2013-1432)

- Boot failure with xen kernel in UEFI mode with error 'No
memory for trampoline'. (bnc#833483)

- Improvements to block-dmmd script. (bnc#828623)

- MTU size on Dom0 gets reset when booting DomU with e1000
device. (bnc#840196)

- In HP's UEFI x86_64 platform and with xen environment,
in booting stage, xen hypervisor will panic.
(bnc#833251)

- Xen: migration broken from xsave-capable to
xsave-incapable host. (bnc#833796)

- In xen, 'shutdown -y 0 -h' cannot power off system.
(bnc#834751)

- In HP's UEFI x86_64 platform with xen environment, xen
hypervisor will panic on multiple blades nPar.
(bnc#839600)

- vcpus not started after upgrading Dom0 from SLES 11 SP2
to SP3. (bnc#835896)

- SLES 11 SP3 Xen security patch does not automatically
update UEFI boot binary. (bnc#836239)

- Failed to setup devices for vm instance when start
multiple vms simultaneously. (bnc#824676)

- SLES 9 SP4 guest fails to start after upgrading to SLES
11 SP3. (bnc#817799)

- Various upstream fixes have been included.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803712
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=817799
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823011
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823608
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823786
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824676
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=826882
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828623
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=833251
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=833483
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=833796
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834751
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=835896
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836239
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839596
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839600
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839618
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840196
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840592
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841766
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842511
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842512
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842513
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842514
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842515
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=845520
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1432.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1442.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1918.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2194.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2195.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2196.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2211.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4329.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4355.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4361.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4368.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4369.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4370.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4371.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4375.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4416.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8478 / 8479 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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