SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2015:0889-2) (Venom)
High Nessus Plugin ID 83852
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionXen 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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SolutionUpdate the affected Xen packages