openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2012-404)

high Nessus Plugin ID 74683

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of XEN fixed multiple security flaws that could be exploited by local attackers to cause a Denial of Service or potentially escalate privileges. Additionally, several other upstream changes were backported.

Solution

Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649209

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=683580

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691256

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694863

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701686

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704160

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706106

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706574

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708025

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712051

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712823

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714183

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715655

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=716695

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725169

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=726332

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727515

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732782

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=734826

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736824

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739585

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740165

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746702

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757537

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757970

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=764077

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74683

File Name: openSUSE-2012-404.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/4/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2012

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (FreeBSD Intel SYSRET Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0029, CVE-2012-0217, CVE-2012-0218, CVE-2012-2934