SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8379)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63153


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


This update fixes the following security issues in xen :

- XENMEM_exchange may overwrite hypervisor memory (XSA-29). (CVE-2012-5513)

- Several memory hypercall operations allow invalid extent order values (XSA-31). (CVE-2012-5515)

Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been applied: 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch


Apply ZYPP patch number 8379.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63153

File Name: suse_xen-8379.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/05

Modified: 2012/12/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5515