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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64232
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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: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: 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: 12/5/2012

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