SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2012:1606-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83569
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update fixes the following security issues in xen :

- CVE-2012-5513: XENMEM_exchange may overwrite hypervisor memory (XSA-29)

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

Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been applied: 26134-x86-shadow-invlpg-check.patch

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected Xen packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3383192f

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5513.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5515.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/789950

https://bugzilla.novell.com/789951

http://www.nessus.org/u?da8f73f1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83569

File Name: suse_SU-2012-1606-1.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-doc-ps, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-kdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-kdumppae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-smp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-vmi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-vmipae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-ioemu, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5513, CVE-2012-5515

BID: 56797, 56798