openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2015-129)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81305


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The XEN virtualization was updated to fix bugs and security issues :

Security issues fixed: CVE-2015-0361: XSA-116: xen: xen crash due to use after free on hvm guest teardown

CVE-2014-9065, CVE-2014-9066: XSA-114: xen: p2m lock starvation

CVE-2014-9030: XSA-113: Guest effectable page reference leak in MMU_MACHPHYS_UPDATE handling

CVE-2014-8867: XSA-112: xen: Insufficient bounding of 'REP MOVS' to MMIO emulated inside the hypervisor

CVE-2014-8866: XSA-111: xen: Excessive checking in compatibility mode hypercall argument translation

CVE-2014-8595: XSA-110: xen: Missing privilege level checks in x86 emulation of far branches

CVE-2014-8594: XSA-109: xen: Insufficient restrictions on certain MMU update hypercalls

CVE-2013-3495: XSA-59: xen: Intel VT-d Interrupt Remapping engines can be evaded by native NMI interrupts

CVE-2014-5146, CVE-2014-5149: xen: XSA-97 Long latency virtual-mmu operations are not preemptible

Bugs fixed :

- Restore missing fixes from block-dmmd script

- bnc#904255 - XEN boot hangs in early boot on UEFI system

- Fix missing banner by restoring figlet program

- bnc#903357 - Corrupted save/restore test leaves orphaned data in xenstore

- bnc#903359 - Temporary migration name is not cleaned up after migration

- bnc#903850 - Xen: guest user mode triggerable VM exits not handled by hypervisor

- bnc#866902 - Xen save/restore of HVM guests cuts off disk and networking

- bnc#901317 - increase limit domUloader to 32MB

- bnc#898772 - SLES 12 RC3 - XEN Host crashes when assigning non-VF device (SR-IOV) to guest

- bnc#882089 - Windows 2012 R2 fails to boot up with greater than 60 vcpus

- bsc#900292 - xl: change default dump directory

- Update to better detect and handle file formats

- bnc#882089 - Windows 2012 R2 fails to boot up with greater than 60 vcpus

- bnc#897906 - libxc: check return values on mmap() and madvise() on xc_alloc_hypercall_buffer()

- bnc#896023 - Adjust xentop column layout


Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81305

File Name: openSUSE-2015-129.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/02/12

Modified: 2015/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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-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:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3495, CVE-2014-5146, CVE-2014-5149, CVE-2014-8594, CVE-2014-8595, CVE-2014-8866, CVE-2014-8867, CVE-2014-9030, CVE-2014-9065, CVE-2014-9066, CVE-2015-0361