SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2015:0889-2) (Venom)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83852
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Synopsis

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

Description

Xen was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive emulation, which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks or potential code execution against the host. This vulnerability is also known as VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)

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Solution

Update the affected Xen packages

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=929339

http://www.nessus.org/u?32f6c57e

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3456/

http://www.nessus.org/u?25237ea5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83852

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0889-2.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/27/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.7

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3456

BID: 74640