SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2012:1606-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues in xen :

- CVE-2012-5513: XENMEM_exchange may overwrite hypervisor
memory (XSA-29)

- CVE-2012-5515: Several memory hypercall operations allow
invalid extent order values (XSA-31)

Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been
applied: 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3383192f
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5513.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5515.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/789950
https://bugzilla.novell.com/789951
http://www.nessus.org/u?da8f73f1

Solution :

Update the affected Xen packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83569 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56797
56798

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5513
CVE-2012-5515

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