SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 7547)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57265
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This collective June/2011 Update for Xen provides the following fixes :

- Xen does not properly check the upper boundary of user-supplied data in the get_free_port() function when getting a new event channel port. A local user on the guest operating system can exploit this flaw to cause denial of service conditions or potentially gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2011-1166)

- 654798: Fix race between hotplug scripts writing to xenstore and xend registering a watch for the write.

- 684297: HVM taking too long to dump vmcore

- 688757: Fix kernel panic on fully virtualized setup

- 658413: Fix root drive search on SLES 10-SP3 HVM guest

- 675363: Random lockups with kernel-xen related to graphics

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7547.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1166.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57265

File Name: suse_xen-201106-7547.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1166