openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2015-314)

high Nessus Plugin ID 82907


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Xen was updated to 4.3.4 to fix multiple vulnerabities and non-security bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- Long latency MMIO mapping operations are not preemptible (XSA-125 CVE-2015-2752 bnc#922705)

- Unmediated PCI command register access in qemu (XSA-126 CVE-2015-2756 bnc#922706)

- Hypervisor memory corruption due to x86 emulator flaw (bnc#919464 CVE-2015-2151 XSA-123)

- Information leak through version information hypercall (bnc#918998 CVE-2015-2045 XSA-122)

- Information leak via internal x86 system device emulation (bnc#918995 (CVE-2015-2044 XSA-121)

- HVM qemu unexpectedly enabling emulated VGA graphics backends (bnc#919663 CVE-2015-2152 XSA-119)

- information leakage when guest sets high resolution (bnc#895528 CVE-2014-3615)

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- L3: XEN blktap device intermittently fails to connect (bnc#919098)

- Problems with detecting free loop devices on Xen guest startup (bnc#903680)

- xentop reports 'Found interface vif101.0 but domain 101 does not exist.' (bnc#861318)

- Intel ixgbe driver assigns rx/tx queues per core resulting in irq problems on servers with a large amount of CPU cores (bnc#901488)

- SLES11 SP3 Xen VT-d igb NIC doesn't work (bnc#910254)


Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82907

File Name: openSUSE-2015-314.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/21/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#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-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/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3615, CVE-2015-2044, CVE-2015-2045, CVE-2015-2151, CVE-2015-2152, CVE-2015-2752, CVE-2015-2756