SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 8577)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Xen has been updated to fix a security issue and a bug :

- XSA-73: A lock order reversal between page allocation
and grant table locks could lead to host crashes or even
host code execution. (CVE-2013-4494)

A non-security bug has also been fixed :

- It is possible to start a VM twice on the same node
(bnc#840997)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840997
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848657
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4494.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8577.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.2
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71393 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4494

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