openSUSE Security Update : Xen (openSUSE-SU-2012:0548-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is a XEN bugfix update fixing lots of bugs and one security

CVE-2012-0029: Heap-based buffer overflow in the process_tx_desc
function in the e1000 emulation (hw/e1000.c) in qemu-kvm 0.12, and
possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of
service (QEMU crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted
legacy mode packets.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected Xen packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74606 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0029

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