openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2012:1685-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74852

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VPR Score: 6.5


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This update of XEN fixes various denial of service bugs.

- bnc#789945 - CVE-2012-5510: xen: Grant table version switch list corruption vulnerability (XSA-26)

- bnc#789944 - CVE-2012-5511: xen: Several HVM operations do not validate the range of their inputs (XSA-27)

- bnc#789940 - CVE-2012-5512: xen: HVMOP_get_mem_access crash / HVMOP_set_mem_access information leak (XSA-28)

- bnc#789951 - CVE-2012-5513: xen: XENMEM_exchange may overwrite hypervisor memory (XSA-29)

- bnc#789948 - CVE-2012-5514: xen: Missing unlock in guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand() (XSA-30)

- bnc#789950 - CVE-2012-5515: xen: Several memory hypercall operations allow invalid extent order values (XSA-31)

- bnc#789988 - FATAL PAGE FAULT in hypervisor (arch_do_domctl) 25931-x86-domctl-iomem-mapping-checks.patch

- Upstream patches from Jan 26132-tmem-save-NULL-check.patch 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch 26148-vcpu-timer-overflow.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4535-xsa20.patch) 26149-x86-p2m-physmap-error-path.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4537-xsa22.patch) 26150-x86-shadow-unhook-toplevel-check.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4538-xsa23.patch) 26151-gnttab-compat-get-status-frames.patch (Replaces CVE-2012-4539-xsa24.patch)

- bnc#777628 - guest 'disappears' after live migration Updated block-dmmd script

- Fix exception in and xen-max-free-mem.diff

- bnc#792476 - efi files missing in latest XEN update Revert c/s 25751 EFI Makefile changes in 23614-x86_64-EFI-boot.patch


Update the affected xen packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74852

File Name: openSUSE-2012-870.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4535, CVE-2012-4537, CVE-2012-4538, CVE-2012-4539, CVE-2012-5510, CVE-2012-5511, CVE-2012-5512, CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5514, CVE-2012-5515