openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2013:1404-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75130


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


XEN was updated to 4.2.2, fixing lots of bugs and several security issues.

Various upstream patches were also merged into this version by our developers.

Detailed buglist :

- bnc#824676 - Failed to setup devices for vm instance when start multiple vms simultaneously

- bnc#817799 - sles9sp4 guest fails to start after upgrading to sles11 sp3

- bnc#826882 - xen: CVE-2013-1432: XSA-58: Page reference counting error due to XSA-45/CVE-2013-1918 fixes

- Add upstream patch to fix devid assignment in libxl 27184-libxl-devid-fix.patch

- bnc#823608 - xen: XSA-57: libxl allows guest write access to sensitive console related xenstore keys 27178-libxl-Restrict-permissions-on-PV-console-device-xe nstore-nodes.patch

- bnc#823011 - xen: XSA-55: Multiple vulnerabilities in libelf PV kernel handling

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

- bnc#801663 - performance of mirror lvm unsuitable for production block-dmmd

- bnc#817904 - [SLES11SP3 BCS Bug] Crashkernel fails to boot after panic on XEN kernel SP3 Beta 4 and RC1

- Upstream AMD Erratum patch from Jan

- bnc#813675 - - xen: CVE-2013-1919: XSA-46: Several access permission issues with IRQs for unprivileged guests

- bnc#820917 - CVE-2013-2076: xen: Information leak on XSAVE/XRSTOR capable AMD CPUs (XSA-52)

- bnc#820919 - CVE-2013-2077: xen: Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XRSTOR (XSA-53)

- bnc#820920 - CVE-2013-2078: xen: Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XSETBV (XSA-54)

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

- bnc#817210 - openSUSE 12.3 Domain 0 doesn't boot with i915 graphics controller under Xen with VT-d enabled

- bnc#819416 - xen: CVE-2013-2072: XSA-56: Buffer overflow in xencontrol Python bindings affecting xend

- bnc#818183 - xen: CVE-2013-2007: XSA-51: qga set umask 0077 when daemonizing

- add lndir to BuildRequires

- remove xen.migrate.tools_notify_restore_to_hangup_during_migrat ion_--abort_if_busy.patch It changed migration protocol and upstream wants a different solution

- bnc#802221 - fix xenpaging readd xenpaging.qemu.flush-cache.patch

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

- Additional fix for bnc#816159 CVE-2013-1918-xsa45-followup.patch

- bnc#817068 - Xen guest with >1 sr-iov vf won't start

- Update to Xen 4.2.2 c/s 26064 The following recent security patches are included in the tarball CVE-2013-0151-xsa34.patch (bnc#797285) CVE-2012-6075-xsa41.patch (bnc#797523) CVE-2013-1917-xsa44.patch (bnc#813673) CVE-2013-1919-xsa46.patch (bnc#813675)

- bnc#816159 - xen: CVE-2013-1918: XSA-45: Several long latency operations are not preemptible

- bnc#816163 - xen: CVE-2013-1952: XSA-49: VT-d interrupt remapping source validation flaw for bridges

- bnc#809662 - can't use pv-grub to start domU (pygrub does work) xen.spec

- bnc#814709 - Unable to create XEN virtual machines in SLED 11 SP2 on Kyoto

- bnc#813673 - CVE-2013-1917: xen: Xen PV DoS vulnerability with SYSENTER

- bnc#813675 - CVE-2013-1919: xen: Several access permission issues with IRQs for unprivileged guests

- bnc#814059 - xen: qemu-nbd format-guessing due to missing format specification


Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75130

File Name: openSUSE-2013-677.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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:12.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6075, CVE-2013-0151, CVE-2013-1432, CVE-2013-1917, CVE-2013-1918, CVE-2013-1919, CVE-2013-1922, CVE-2013-1952, CVE-2013-2007, CVE-2013-2072, CVE-2013-2076, CVE-2013-2077, CVE-2013-2078

BID: 57420, 57495, 59070, 59291, 59292, 59615, 59617, 59675, 59982, 60277, 60278, 60282, 60799