openSUSE Security Update : xen-201105 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0580-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Collective May/2011 update for Xen

Xen :

- 691238 - L3: question on behaviour change xm list

- 623680 - xen kernel freezes during boot when processor
module is loaded

- 680824 - dom0 can't recognize boot disk when IOMMU is
enabled

- 688473 - VUL-0: potential buffer overflow in tools

- 679344 - VUL-0: Xen: multi-vCPU pv guest may crash host

- 687981 - L3: mistyping model type when defining VIF
crashes

- 675817 - Kernel panic when creating HVM guests on AMD
platforms with XSAVE

- 678871 - dom0 hangs long time when starting hvm guests
with memory >= 64GB

- 675363 - Random lockups with kernel-xen. Possibly
graphics related

- 678229 - restore of sles HVM fails

- 672833 - xen-tools bug causing problems with Ubuntu
10.10 under Xen 4.

- 665610 - xm console > 1 to same VM messes up both
consoles

vm-install :

- 688757 - SLED10SP4 fully virtualized in SLES10SP4 XEN -
kernel panic

- 678152 - Xen: virt-manager: harmless block device admin
actions on FV guests mess up network (VIF) device type
==> network lost.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00066.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623680
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=665610
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=672833
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675363
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675817
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678152
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678229
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678871
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679344
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680824
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=687981
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688473
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688757
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691238

Solution :

Update the affected xen-201105 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75776 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1146
CVE-2011-1166
CVE-2011-1486
CVE-2011-1583

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