SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2019:0003-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120983

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for xen fixes the following issues :

Update to Xen 4.11.1 bug fix release (bsc#1027519)

CVE-2018-17963: Fixed an integer overflow issue in the QEMU emulator,
which could occur when a packet with large packet size is processed. A
user inside a guest could have used this flaw to crash the qemu
process resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS). (bsc#1111014)

CVE-2018-18849: Fixed an out of bounds memory access in the LSI53C895A
SCSI host bus adapter emulation, which allowed a user and/or process
to crash the qemu process resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS).
(bsc#1114423)

CVE-2018-18883: Fixed an issue related to inproper restriction of
nested VT-x, which allowed a guest to cause Xen to crash, resulting in
a Denial of Service (DoS). (XSA-278) (bsc#1114405)

CVE-2018-19961, CVE-2018-19962: Fixed an issue related to insufficient
TLB flushing with AMD IOMMUs, which potentially allowed a guest to
escalate its privileges, may cause a Denial of Service (DoS) affecting
the entire host, or may be able to access data it is not supposed to
access. (XSA-275) (bsc#1115040)

CVE-2018-19963: Fixed the allocation of pages used to communicate with
external emulators, which may have cuased Xen to crash, resulting in a
Denial of Service (DoS). (XSA-276) (bsc#1115043)

CVE-2018-19965: Fixed an issue related to the INVPCID instruction in
case non-canonical addresses are accessed, which may allow a guest to
cause Xen to crash, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) affecting
the entire host. (XSA-279) (bsc#1115045)

CVE-2018-19966: Fixed an issue related to a previous fix for XSA-240,
which conflicted with shadow paging and allowed a guest to cause Xen
to crash, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) (XSA-280)
(bsc#1115047)

CVE-2018-19967: Fixed HLE constructs that allowed guests to lock up
the host, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS). (XSA-282)
(bsc#1114988)

CVE-2018-19964: Fixed the incorrect error handling of p2m page
removals, which allowed a guest to cause a deadlock, resulting in a
Denial of Service (DoS) affecting the entire host. (XSA-277)
(bsc#1115044)

CVE-2018-19665: Fixed an integer overflow resulting in memory
corruption in various Bluetooth functions, allowing this to crash qemu
process resulting in Denial of Service (DoS). (bsc#1117756).

Other bugs fixed: Fixed an issue related to a 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-SP4:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-3=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-3=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-3=1

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=1111014

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=1114988

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115043

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115044

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

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117756

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-17963/

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-2018-19665/

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-2018-19963/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19964/

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

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

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19967/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3d0f22aa

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120983

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0003-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/07

Modified: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17963, CVE-2018-18849, CVE-2018-18883, CVE-2018-19665, CVE-2018-19961, CVE-2018-19962, CVE-2018-19963, CVE-2018-19964, CVE-2018-19965, CVE-2018-19966, CVE-2018-19967