SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2015:0889-2) (Venom)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Xen was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive
emulation, which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks
or potential code execution against the host. This vulnerability is
also known as VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/929339
http://www.nessus.org/u?32f6c57e
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3456.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?25237ea5

Solution :

Update the affected Xen packages

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83852 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74640

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3456

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