SUSE SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2018:1699-1) (Meltdown) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110596

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for xen fixes several issues. This feature was added :

- Added support for qemu monitor command These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-3639: Prevent attackers with local user access from extracting information via a side-channel analysis, aka Speculative Store Bypass (SSB), Variant 4 (bsc#1092631).

- CVE-2017-5753,CVE-2017-5715,CVE-2017-5754: Improved Spectre v2 mitigations (bsc#1074562).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1142=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1142=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1142=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1142=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027519

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1074562

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1086039

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1092631

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5753.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5754.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3639.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ca267ff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110596

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1699-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/18

Modified: 2018/07/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:X/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/15

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2018-3639