SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2018:4070-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119648

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-2018-18849: Fixed an out of bounds memory access issue was found in the LSI53C895A SCSI Host Bus Adapter emulation while writing a message in lsi_do_msgin (bsc#1114423).

CVE-2018-18883: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference that could have been triggered by nested VT-x that where not properly restricted (XSA-278)(bsc#1114405).

CVE-2018-19965: Fixed denial of service issue from attempting to use INVPCID with a non-canonical addresses (XSA-279)(bsc#1115045).

CVE-2018-19966: Fixed issue introduced by XSA-240 that could have caused conflicts with shadow paging (XSA-280)(bsc#1115047).

CVE-2018-19961 CVE-2018-19962: Fixed insufficient TLB flushing / improper large page mappings with AMD IOMMUs (XSA-275)(bsc#1115040).

Non-security issues fixed: Added upstream bug fixes (bsc#1027519).

Fixed XEN SLE12-SP1 domU hang on SLE12-SP3 HV (bsc#1108940).

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-SP3-2018-2896=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2896=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2896=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.

SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 :

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=1108940

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114405

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114423

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115040

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115045

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115047

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18849/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18883/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19961/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19962/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19965/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19966/

http://www.nessus.org/u?14d54f65

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119648

File Name: suse_SU-2018-4070-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/13

Updated: 2018/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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: 2018/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18849, CVE-2018-18883, CVE-2018-19961, CVE-2018-19962, CVE-2018-19965, CVE-2018-19966