SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2018:2059-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111348
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for xen fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-3665: Fix Lazy FP Save/Restore issue (XSA-267) (bsc#1095242).

- CVE-2018-12891: Fix possible Denial of Service (DoS) via certain PV MMU operations that affect the entire host (XSA-264) (bsc#1097521).

- CVE-2018-12892: Fix libxl to honour the readonly flag on HVM emulated SCSI disks (XSA-266) (bsc#1097523).

- CVE-2018-12893: Fix crash/Denial of Service (DoS) via safety check (XSA-265) (bsc#1097522).

- CVE-2018-11806: Fix heap buffer overflow while reassembling fragmented datagrams (bsc#1096224). Bug fixes :

- bsc#1027519: Add upstream patches from January.

- bsc#1087289: Fix xen scheduler crash.

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 Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1388=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1388=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1388=1

SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1027519

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1087289

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1095242

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096224

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097521

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097522

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097523

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11806/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12891/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12892/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12893/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3665/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1a85b1d2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111348

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2059-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/26/2018

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.9

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/25/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11806, CVE-2018-12891, CVE-2018-12892, CVE-2018-12893, CVE-2018-3665

IAVB: 2018-B-0094-S