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.

- 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.

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

- In xen, 'shutdown -y 0 -h' cannot power off system.

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

- 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 :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8478 / 8479 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.4

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