SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8268)

high Nessus Plugin ID 62025


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


XEN was updated to fix multiple bugs and security issues.

The following security issues have been fixed :

- xen: hypercall set_debugreg vulnerability (XSA-12).

- xen: Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability (XSA-17).

- xen: pv bootloader doesn't check the size of the bzip2 or lzma compressed kernel, leading to denial of service.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8268.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62025

File Name: suse_xen-201209-8268.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/10/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2625, CVE-2012-3494, CVE-2012-3515