openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2015-730)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Xen was updated to fix 6 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2014-0222: Validate L2 table size to avoid integer
overflows (bsc#877642).

- CVE-2015-4037: Insecure temporary file use in
/net/slirp.c (bsc#932267).

- CVE-2015-7835: Uncontrolled creation of large page
mappings by PV guests (bsc#950367).

- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of per-domain profiling-related vcpu
pointer array (DoS) (bsc#950705 bsc#950703).

- CVE-2015-7971: Some pmu and profiling hypercalls log
without rate limiting (bsc#950706).

- CVE-2015-7972: Populate-on-demand balloon size
inaccuracy can crash guests (bsc#951845).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=877642
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932267
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950367
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950703
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950705
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950706
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=951845

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)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86961 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0222
CVE-2015-4037
CVE-2015-7835
CVE-2015-7969
CVE-2015-7971
CVE-2015-7972

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