SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 7654)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57266

Synopsis

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

Description

A security bug was fixed in Xen

- A bug was found in the way Xen handles CPUID instruction emulation during VM exits. An unprivileged guest user can potentially use this flaw to crash the guest.
(CVE-2011-1936)

This issue only affected systems running on x86 architecture with Intel processor and VMX virtualization extension enabled.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7654.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1898.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1936.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57266

File Name: suse_xen-7654.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/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: 2011/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1898, CVE-2011-1936