openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-34)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for xen fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-8550: paravirtualized drivers incautious about
shared memory contents (XSA-155, boo#957988)

- CVE-2015-8558: qemu: usb: infinite loop in
ehci_advance_state results in DoS (boo#959006)

- CVE-2015-7549: qemu pci: NULL pointer dereference issue

- CVE-2015-8504: qemu: ui: vnc: avoid floating point
exception (boo#958493)

- CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling
(XSA-164, boo#958007)

- CVE-2015-8555: information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM
initialization (XSA-165, boo#958009)

- boo#958523 xen: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to
multiple read issue (XSA-166)

- CVE-2015-8345: xen: qemu: net: eepro100: infinite loop
in processing command block list (boo#956832)

- boo#956592: xen: virtual PMU is unsupported (XSA-163)

- CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340: xen: XENMEM_exchange error
handling issues (XSA-159, boo#956408)

- CVE-2015-8341: xen: libxl leak of pv kernel and initrd
on error (XSA-160, boo#956409)

- CVE-2015-7504: xen: heap buffer overflow vulnerability
in pcnet emulator (XSA-162, boo#956411)

- CVE-2015-7311: xen: libxl fails to honour readonly flag
on disks with qemu-xen (xsa-142, boo#947165)

- CVE-2015-8104: Xen: guest to host DoS by triggering an
infinite loop in microcode via #DB exception

- CVE-2015-5307: xen: x86: CPU lockup during fault
delivery (XSA-156, boo#954018)

- CVE-2015-7970: xen: x86: Long latency populate-on-demand
operation is not preemptible (XSA-150, boo#950704)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected xen packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

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