openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2015-730)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86961


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Xen was updated to fix 6 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

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

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

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

- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of per-domain profiling-related vcpu pointer array (DoS) (bsc#950705 bsc#950703).

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

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


Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86961

File Name: openSUSE-2015-730.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/20

Modified: 2015/11/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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-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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2015-4037, CVE-2015-7835, CVE-2015-7969, CVE-2015-7971, CVE-2015-7972