SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2015:1643-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86203


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


Xen was updated to fix the following security issues :

CVE-2015-5154: Host code execution via IDE subsystem CD-ROM.

CVE-2015-3209: Heap overflow in QEMU's pcnet controller allowing guest to host escape. (bsc#932770)

CVE-2015-4164: DoS through iret hypercall handler. (bsc#932996)

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

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.


Update the affected Xen packages

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86203

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1643-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/30

Modified: 2015/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3209, CVE-2015-4164, CVE-2015-5154, CVE-2015-5165

BID: 75123, 75149

OSVDB: 123147, 123281, 125389, 125706