SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 8577)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71393


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


Xen has been updated to fix a security issue and a bug :

- XSA-73: A lock order reversal between page allocation and grant table locks could lead to host crashes or even host code execution. (CVE-2013-4494)

A non-security bug has also been fixed :

- It is possible to start a VM twice on the same node (bnc#840997)


Apply SAT patch number 8577.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71393

File Name: suse_11_xen-201311-131125.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/13

Modified: 2013/12/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/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-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: 2013/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4494