SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8359)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62963
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The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


XEN received various security and bugfixes :

- xen: Timer overflow DoS vulnerability (XSA-20).

- xen: Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability (XSA-22) The following additional bugs have beenfixed:.

- L3: Xen BUG at io_apic.c:129 26102-x86-IOAPIC-legacy-not-first.patch. (bnc#784087)

- Upstream patches from Jan 25927-x86-domctl-ioport-mapping-range.patch 25931-x86-domctl-iomem-mapping-checks.patch 26061-x86-oprof-counter-range.patch 25431-x86-EDD-MBR-sig-check.patch 25480-x86_64-sysret-canonical.patch 25481-x86_64-AMD-erratum-121.patch 25485-x86_64-canonical-checks.patch 25587-param-parse-limit.patch 25589-pygrub-size-limits.patch 25744-hypercall-return-long.patch 25765-x86_64-allow-unsafe-adjust.patch 25773-x86-honor-no-real-mode.patch 25786-x86-prefer-multiboot-meminfo-over-e801.patch 25808-domain_create-return-value.patch 25814-x86_64-set-debugreg-guest.patch 24742-gnttab-misc.patch 25098-x86-emul-lock-UD.patch 25200-x86_64-trap-bounce-flags.patch 25271-x86_64-IST-index.patch

- win2k8 guests are unable to restore after saving the vms state ept-novell-x64.patch 23800-x86_64-guest-addr-range.patch 24168-x86-vioapic-clear-remote_irr.patch 24453-x86-vIRQ-IRR-TMR-race.patch 24456-x86-emul-lea.patch. (bnc#651093)

- Unable to install RHEL 6.1 x86 as a paravirtualized guest OS on SLES 10 SP4 x86 vm-install-0.2.19.tar.bz2.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8359.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62963

File Name: suse_xen-201211-8359.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/19/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/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: 11/6/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3497, CVE-2012-4411, CVE-2012-4535, CVE-2012-4536, CVE-2012-4537, CVE-2012-4538, CVE-2012-4539, CVE-2012-4544