SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2019:14063-1) (MDSUM/RIDL) (MFBDS/RIDL/ZombieLoad) (MLPDS/RIDL) (MSBDS/Fallout)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125472
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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 :

Four new speculative execution information leak issues have been identified in Intel CPUs. (bsc#1111331)

CVE-2018-12126: Microarchitectural Store Buffer Data Sampling (MSBDS)

CVE-2018-12127: Microarchitectural Fill Buffer Data Sampling (MFBDS)

CVE-2018-12130: Microarchitectural Load Port Data Sampling (MLPDS)

CVE-2019-11091: Microarchitectural Data Sampling Uncacheable Memory (MDSUM)

These updates contain the XEN Hypervisor adjustments, that additionally also use CPU Microcode updates.

The mitigation can be controlled via the 'mds' commandline option, see the documentation.

For more information on this set of vulnerabilities, check out https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc/?id=7023736

Other fixes: CVE-2018-20815: Fixed a heap buffer overflow while loading device tree blob (bsc#1130680).

Added upstream bug fix (bsc#1027519).

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 Server 11-SP4-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp4-xen-14063=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-xen-14063=1

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1111331

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1130680

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12126/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12127/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12130/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20815/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11091/

https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc/?id=7023736

http://www.nessus.org/u?733ec819

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125472

File Name: suse_SU-2019-14063-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/30/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2018-20815, CVE-2019-11091