openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2020-2030)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143301

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for xen fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2020-28368: Fixed the Intel RAPL sidechannel attack, aka PLATYPUS attack, aka XSA-351 (bsc#1178591).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Updated to Xen 4.12.4 bug fix release (bsc#1027519).

- Fixed a panic during MSI cleanup on AMD hardware (bsc#1027519).

- Adjusted help for --max_iters, default is 5 (bsc#1177950).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1027519

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1177950

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178591

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143301

File Name: openSUSE-2020-2030.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 12/7/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: 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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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: 11/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-28368