SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2015:1421-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Xen was updated to fix the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-5154: Host code execution via IDE subsystem
CD-ROM (bsc#938344)

- CVE-2015-5165: QEMU leak of uninitialized heap memory in
rtl8139 device model (XSA-140, bsc#939712)

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/938344
https://bugzilla.suse.com/939712
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5154.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5165.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9495cec4

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-xen-12039=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp1-xen-12039=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85598 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5154
CVE-2015-5165

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