SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Xen and libvirt (SAT Patch Number 5796)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58396


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This collective update 2012/02 for Xen provides fixes for the following reports :

Xen :

- 740165: Fix heap overflow in e1000 device emulation (applicable to Xen qemu - CVE-2012-0029)

- 739585: Xen block-attach fails after repeated attach/detach

- 727515: Fragmented packets hang network boot of HVM guest

- 736824: Microcode patches for AMD's 15h processors panic the system

- 732782: xm create hangs when maxmen value is enclosed in 'quotes'

- 734826: xm rename doesn't work anymore

- 694863: kexec fails in xen

- 726332: Fix considerable performance hit by previous changeset

- 649209: Fix slow Xen live migrations libvirt

- 735403: Fix connection with virt-manager as normal user virt-utils

- Add Support for creating images that can be run on Microsoft Hyper-V host (Fix vpc file format. Add support for fixed disks)


Apply SAT patch number 5796.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58396

File Name: suse_11_xen-201202-120210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/20

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libvirt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libvirt-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:virt-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-kmp-trace, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11: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: 2012/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0029