openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2013:1636-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Xen was updated to 4.1.6 c/s 23588 to fix various bugs and security
issues.

Following changes are listed :

- Comment out the -include directive in Config.mk as the
build service build seems to error out not finding
'.config' xen-config.diff

- bnc#845520 - CVE-2013-4416: xen: ocaml xenstored
mishandles oversized message replies

- Improvements to block-dmmd script bnc#828623

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

- bnc#840592 - CVE-2013-4355: XSA-63: xen: Information
leaks through I/O instruction emulation

- bnc#841766 - CVE-2013-4361: XSA-66: xen: Information
leak through fbld instruction emulation

- bnc#842511 - CVE-2013-4368: XSA-67: xen: Information
leak through outs instruction emulation

- xen/27397-ACPI-fix-acpi_os_map_memory.patch: address
regression

- bnc#839596 - CVE-2013-1442: XSA-62: xen: Information
leak on AVX and/or LWP capable CPUs

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

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

- bnc#834751 - In xen, “shutdown –y 0
–h” cannot power off system

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

- bnc#839600 - In HP’s UEFI x86_64 platform and
sles11sp3 with xen environment, xen hypervisor will
panic on multiple blades nPar.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00009.html
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=833796
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834751
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=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=845520

Solution :

Update the affected xen packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.2
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75189 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62630
62708
62710
62935
63404

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1442
CVE-2013-4355
CVE-2013-4361
CVE-2013-4368
CVE-2013-4416

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