openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2012:0886-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of XEN fixed multiple security flaws that could be
exploited by local attackers to cause a Denial of Service or
potentially escalate privileges. Additionally, several other upstream
changes were backported.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-07/msg00035.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757537
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757970
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=764077

Solution :

Update the affected xen packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74682 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0217
CVE-2012-0218
CVE-2012-2934

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