SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 8063)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69297

Synopsis

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

Description

The Xen hypervisor and toolset has been updated to 4.2.2_06 to fix various bugs and security issues :

The following security issues have been addressed :

- Various integer overflows in the ELF loader were fixed.
(XSA-55). (CVE-2013-2194)

- Various pointer dereferences issues in the ELF loader were fixed. (XSA-55). (CVE-2013-2195)

- Various other problems in the ELF loader were fixed.
(XSA-55). (CVE-2013-2196)

- A Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XSETBV was fixed. (XSA-54). (CVE-2013-2078)

- A Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XRSTOR was fixed. (XSA-53). (CVE-2013-2077)

- libxl allowed guest write access to sensitive console related xenstore keys. (XSA-57). (CVE-2013-2211)

- An information leak on XSAVE/XRSTOR capable AMD CPUs (XSA-52) was fixed, where parts of this state could leak to other VMs. (CVE-2013-2076)

Also the following bugs have been fixed :

- performance issues in mirror lvm. (bnc#801663)

- aacraid driver panics mapping INT A when booting kernel-xen. (bnc#808085)

- Fully Virtualized Windows VM install failed on Ivy Bridge platforms with Xen kernel. (bnc#808269)

- Did not boot with i915 graphics controller with VT-d enabled (bnc#817210)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 8063.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801663

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808085

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808269

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=817210

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820917

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820919

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820920

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823011

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823608

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2076.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2077.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2078.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2194.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2195.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2196.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2211.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69297

File Name: suse_11_xen-201307-130714.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/08/10

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/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-pae, 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: 2013/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2076, CVE-2013-2077, CVE-2013-2078, CVE-2013-2194, CVE-2013-2195, CVE-2013-2196, CVE-2013-2211