SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2015:1384-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85505
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VPR Score: 6

Synopsis

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

Description

This security update of Xen fixes the following issues :

- bsc#939712 (XSA-140): QEMU leak of uninitialized heap memory in rtl8139 device model (CVE-2015-5165)

- bsc#939709 (XSA-139): Use after free in QEMU/Xen block unplug protocol (CVE-2015-5166)

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Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-398=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-398=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-398=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=939709

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=939712

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5165/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5166/

http://www.nessus.org/u?11e21c0b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85505

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1384-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/18/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5165, CVE-2015-5166