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

high Nessus Plugin ID 64236
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Synopsis

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

Description

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).
(CVE-2012-3494)

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

- xen: XENMEM_populate_physmap DoS vulnerability (XSA-14).
(CVE-2012-3496)

- xen: PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability (XSA-16).
(CVE-2012-3498)

- 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.
(bnc#776300)

- Add for support Open Enterprise Server 11

- Add support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

- Add support for Ubuntu 12 (Precise Pangolin)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 6748.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=776300

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=776995

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777084

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777086

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777088

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777090

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777091

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3494.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3495.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3496.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3498.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3515.html

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

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:vm-install, 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: 8/29/2012

Reference Information

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