SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 6748)

high Nessus Plugin ID 64236


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


XEN was updated 4.1.3 to fix multiple bugs and security issues.

The following security issues have been fixed :

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

- xen: hypercall physdev_get_free_pirq vulnerability (XSA-13). (CVE-2012-3495)

- xen: XENMEM_populate_physmap DoS vulnerability (XSA-14).

- xen: PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability (XSA-16).

- xen: Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability (XSA-17) Also the following bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2012-3515)

- pvscsi support of attaching Luns - (bnc#776995) The following related bugs in vm-install 0.5.12 have been fixed :

- vm-install does not pass --extra-args in --upgrade.

- Add for support Open Enterprise Server 11

- Add support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

- Add support for Ubuntu 12 (Precise Pangolin)


Apply SAT patch number 6748.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64236

File Name: suse_11_xen-201209-120829.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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:vm-install, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-tools-domu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-libs-32bit, 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-trace, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-kmp-default

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3494, CVE-2012-3495, CVE-2012-3496, CVE-2012-3498, CVE-2012-3515