openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2014:1279-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

XEN was updated to fix various bugs and security issues.

Security issues fixed :

- bnc#897657 - CVE-2014-7188: XSA-108 Improper MSR range
used for x2APIC emulation

- bnc#895802 - CVE-2014-7156: XSA-106: Missing privilege
level checks in x86 emulation of software interrupts

- bnc#895799 - CVE-2014-7155: XSA-105: Missing privilege
level checks in x86 HLT, LGDT, LIDT, and LMSW emulation

- bnc#895798 - CVE-2014-7154: XSA-104: Race condition in

- bnc#864801 - CVE-2013-4540: qemu: zaurus: buffer overrun
on invalid state load

- bnc#880751 - CVE-2014-4021: XSA-100: Hypervisor heap
contents leaked to guests

- bnc#878841 - CVE-2014-3967,CVE-2014-3968: XSA-96:
Vulnerabilities in HVM MSI injection

- bnc#867910 - CVE-2014-2599: XSA-89: HVMOP_set_mem_access
is not preemptible

- bnc#842006 - CVE-2013-4344: XSA-65: xen: qemu SCSI
REPORT LUNS buffer overflow

Other bugs fixed :

- bnc#896023 - Adjust xentop column layout

- bnc#891539 - xend: fix netif convertToDeviceNumber for
running domains

- bnc#820873 - The 'long' option doesn't work with 'xl

- bnc#881900 - XEN kernel panic do_device_not_available()

- bnc#833483 - Boot Failure with xen kernel in UEFI mode
with error 'No memory for trampoline'

- bnc#862608 - SLES 11 SP3 vm-install should get RHEL 7
support when released

- bnc#858178 - [HP HPS Bug]: SLES11sp3 XEN kiso version
cause softlockup on 8 blades npar(480 cpu)

- bnc#865682 - Local attach support for PHY backends using

- bnc#798770 - Improve multipath support for npiv devices

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected xen packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3

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