SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2015:1206-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Xen was updated to fix two security issues :

CVE-2015-3209: Heap overflow in qemu pcnet controller allowing guest
to host escape. (XSA-135, bsc#932770)

CVE-2015-4164: DoS through iret hypercall handler. (XSA-136,
bsc#932996)

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/932770
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932996
http://www.nessus.org/u?2c6a4974
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3209.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4164.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?48507adc

Solution :

Update the affected Xen packages

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84634 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75123
75149

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3209
CVE-2015-4164

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