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

High Nessus Plugin ID 111348

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/1027519

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1087289

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1095242

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1096224

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097521

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097522

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097523

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbbee1f1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111348

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

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/26

Modified: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSSv3

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: 2018/07/25

Reference Information

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

IAVB: 2018-B-0094