openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2020-1608)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 141168

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VPR Score: 6.7


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This update for xen fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2020-25602: Fixed an issue where there was a crash when handling guest access to MSR_MISC_ENABLE was thrown (bsc#1176339,XSA-333)

- CVE-2020-25598: Added a missing unlock in XENMEM_acquire_resource error path (bsc#1176341,XSA-334)

- CVE-2020-25604: Fixed a race condition when migrating timers between x86 HVM vCPU-s (bsc#1176343,XSA-336)

- CVE-2020-25595: Fixed an issue where PCI passthrough code was reading back hardware registers (bsc#1176344,XSA-337)

- CVE-2020-25597: Fixed an issue where a valid event channels may not turn invalid (bsc#1176346,XSA-338)

- CVE-2020-25596: Fixed a potential denial of service in x86 pv guest kernel via SYSENTER (bsc#1176345,XSA-339)

- CVE-2020-25603: Fixed an issue due to missing barriers when accessing/allocating an event channel (bsc#1176347,XSA-340)

- CVE-2020-25600: Fixed out of bounds event channels available to 32-bit x86 domains (bsc#1176348,XSA-342)

- CVE-2020-25599: Fixed race conditions with evtchn_reset() (bsc#1176349,XSA-343)

- CVE-2020-25601: Fixed an issue due to lack of preemption in evtchn_reset() / evtchn_destroy() (bsc#1176350,XSA-344)

- Various other fixes (bsc#1027519)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected xen packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141168

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1608.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/10/05

Updated: 2020/10/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25597

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-xendomains-wait-disk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25595, CVE-2020-25596, CVE-2020-25597, CVE-2020-25598, CVE-2020-25599, CVE-2020-25600, CVE-2020-25601, CVE-2020-25602, CVE-2020-25603, CVE-2020-25604