SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 7133)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64232


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


This update fixes the following security issues in xen :

- Grant table version switch list corruption vulnerability (XSA-26). (CVE-2012-5510)

- Several HVM operations do not validate the range of their inputs (XSA-27). (CVE-2012-5511)

- HVMOP_get_mem_access crash / HVMOP_set_mem_access information leak (XSA-28). (CVE-2012-5512)

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

- Missing unlock in guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand() (XSA-30).

- Several memory hypercall operations allow invalid extent order values (XSA-31) Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been applied:.

- FATAL PAGE FAULT in hypervisor (arch_do_domctl)

- 25931-x86-domctl-iomem-mapping-checks.patch

- 26132-tmem-save-NULL-check.patch

- 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch

- 26148-vcpu-timer-overflow.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4535-xsa20.patch)

- 26149-x86-p2m-physmap-error-path.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4537-xsa22.patch)

- 26150-x86-shadow-unhook-toplevel-check.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4538-xsa23.patch)

- 26151-gnttab-compat-get-status-frames.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4539-xsa24.patch)

- efi files missing in latest XEN update. (bnc#792476)


Apply SAT patch number 7133.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64232

File Name: suse_11_xen-121205.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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-libs-32bit, 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: 2012/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4535, CVE-2012-4537, CVE-2012-4538, CVE-2012-4539, CVE-2012-5510, CVE-2012-5511, CVE-2012-5512, CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5514, CVE-2012-5515