openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2015-750)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86909
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

xen was updated to fix 12 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2015-7972: Populate-on-demand balloon size inaccuracy can crash guests (bsc#951845).

- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of main per-domain vcpu pointer array (DoS) (bsc#950703).

- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of per-domain profiling-related vcpu pointer array (DoS) (bsc#950705).

- CVE-2015-7971: Some pmu and profiling hypercalls log without rate limiting (bsc#950706).

- CVE-2015-4037: Insecure temporary file use in /net/slirp.c (bsc#932267).

- CVE-2014-0222: Validate L2 table size to avoid integer overflows (bsc#877642).

- CVE-2015-7835: Uncontrolled creation of large page mappings by PV guests (bsc#950367).

- CVE-2015-7311: libxl fails to honour readonly flag on disks with qemu-xen (bsc#947165).

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

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

- CVE-2015-5154: Host code execution via IDE subsystem CD-ROM (bsc#938344).

- CVE-2015-3259: xl command line config handling stack overflow (bsc#935634).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- bsc#907514: Bus fatal error and sles12 sudden reboot has been observed

- bsc#910258: SLES12 Xen host crashes with FATAL NMI after shutdown of guest with VT-d NIC

- bsc#918984: Bus fatal error and sles11-SP4 sudden reboot has been observed

- bsc#923967: Partner-L3: Bus fatal error and sles11-SP3 sudden reboot has been observed

- bsc#901488: Intel ixgbe driver assigns rx/tx queues per core resulting in irq problems on servers with a large amount of CPU cores

- bsc#945167: Running command xl pci-assignable-add 03:10.1 secondly show errors

- bsc#949138: Setting vcpu affinity under Xen causes libvirtd abort

- bsc#944463: VUL-0: CVE-2015-5239: qemu-kvm: Integer overflow in vnc_client_read() and protocol_client_msg()

- bsc#944697: VUL-1: CVE-2015-6815: qemu: net: e1000:
infinite loop issue

- bsc#925466: Kdump does not work in a XEN environment

Solution

Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=877642

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=901488

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=907514

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=910258

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=918984

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923967

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=925466

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932267

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=935634

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=938344

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=939709

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=939712

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=944463

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=944697

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=945167

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=947165

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=949138

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950367

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950703

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950705

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950706

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=951845

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86909

File Name: openSUSE-2015-750.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/18/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2015-3259, CVE-2015-4037, CVE-2015-5154, CVE-2015-5165, CVE-2015-5166, CVE-2015-5239, CVE-2015-6815, CVE-2015-7311, CVE-2015-7835, CVE-2015-7969, CVE-2015-7971, CVE-2015-7972