openSUSE Security Update : Xen (openSUSE-SU-2012:1172-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 74750
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Security Update for Xen

Following bug and security fixes were applied :

- bnc#776995 - attaching scsi control luns with pvscsi

- xend/pvscsi: fix passing of SCSI control LUNs xen-bug776995-pvscsi-no-devname.patch

- xend/pvscsi: fix usage of persistant device names for SCSI devices xen-bug776995-pvscsi-persistent-names.patch

- xend/pvscsi: update sysfs parser for Linux 3.0 xen-bug776995-pvscsi-sysfs-parser.patch

- bnc#777090 - CVE-2012-3494: xen: hypercall set_debugreg vulnerability (XSA-12) CVE-2012-3494-xsa12.patch

- bnc#777088 - CVE-2012-3495: xen: hypercall physdev_get_free_pirq vulnerability (XSA-13) CVE-2012-3495-xsa13.patch

- bnc#777091 - CVE-2012-3496: xen: XENMEM_populate_physmap DoS vulnerability (XSA-14) CVE-2012-3496-xsa14.patch

- bnc#777086 - CVE-2012-3498: xen: PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability (XSA-16) CVE-2012-3498-xsa16.patch

- bnc#777084 - CVE-2012-3515: xen: Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability (XSA-17) CVE-2012-3515-xsa17.patch

- Upstream patches from Jan 25734-x86-MCG_CTL-default.patch 25735-x86-cpuid-masking-XeonE5.patch 25744-hypercall-return-long.patch

- Update to Xen 4.1.3 c/s 23336

- Upstream or pending upstream patches from Jan 25587-fix-off-by-one-parsing-error.patch 25616-x86-MCi_CTL-default.patch 25617-vtd-qinval-addr.patch 25688-x86-nr_irqs_gsi.patch

- bnc#773393 - VUL-0: CVE-2012-3433: xen: HVM guest destroy p2m teardown host DoS vulnerability CVE-2012-3433-xsa11.patch

- bnc#773401 - VUL-1: CVE-2012-3432: xen: HVM guest user mode MMIO emulation DoS 25682-x86-inconsistent-io-state.patch

- bnc#762484 - VUL-1: CVE-2012-2625: xen: pv bootloader doesn't check the size of the bzip2 or lzma compressed kernel, leading to denial of service 25589-pygrub-size-limits.patch

- bnc#767273 - unsupported /var/lock/subsys is still used by xendomains init.xendomains

- bnc#766283 - opensuse 12.2 pv guests can not start after installation due to lack of grub2 support in the host 23686-pygrub-solaris.patch 23697-pygrub-grub2.patch 23944-pygrub-debug.patch 23998-pygrub-GPT.patch 23999-pygrub-grub2.patch 24000-pygrub-grub2.patch 24001-pygrub-grub2.patch 24002-pygrub-grub2.patch 24064-pygrub-HybridISO.patch 24401-pygrub-scrolling.patch 24402-pygrub-edit-fix.patch 24460-pygrub-extlinux.patch 24706-pygrub-extlinux.patch


Update the affected Xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74750

File Name: openSUSE-2012-597.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


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: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-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit, 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:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2625, CVE-2012-3432, CVE-2012-3433, CVE-2012-3494, CVE-2012-3495, CVE-2012-3496, CVE-2012-3498, CVE-2012-3515