openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2014:0482-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75313

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Xen was updated to fix security issues and bugs.

Update to bug fix release Xen 4.3.2 c/s 27404

- CVE-2013-6885: xen: XSA-82: A guest triggerable AMD CPU erratum may cause host hangs.

- CVE-2013-6400: xen: XSA-80: IOMMU TLB flushing may be inadvertently suppressed, potentially leaking information to other guests.

- CVE-2013-2212: xen: XSA-60: Excessive time to disable caching with HVM guests with PCI passthrough

- pygrub: Support (/dev/xvda) style disk specifications

Solution

Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=831120

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853048

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853049

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00009.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75313

File Name: openSUSE-2014-272.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:A/AC:H/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-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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-xend-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-xend-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/26/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2212, CVE-2013-4553, CVE-2013-4554, CVE-2013-6400, CVE-2013-6885