SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2015:1404-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85532
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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)

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

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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-Xen-12033=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-Xen-12033=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-Xen-12033=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-Xen-12033=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?612fce5f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85532

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1404-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/19/2015

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-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xen-kmp-pae, 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, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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