SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2015:2326-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87590

Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes the following security issues :

- bsc#956832 - CVE-2015-8345: xen: qemu: net: eepro100:
infinite loop in processing command block list

- bsc#956592 - xen: virtual PMU is unsupported (XSA-163)

- bsc#956408 - CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340: xen:
XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159)

- bsc#956409 - CVE-2015-8341: xen: libxl leak of pv kernel and initrd on error (XSA-160)

- bsc#956411 - CVE-2015-7504: xen: heap buffer overflow vulnerability in pcnet emulator (XSA-162)

- bsc#947165 - CVE-2015-7311: xen: libxl fails to honour readonly flag on disks with qemu-xen (xsa-142)

- bsc#954405 - CVE-2015-8104: Xen: guest to host DoS by triggering an infinite loop in microcode via #DB exception

- bsc#954018 - CVE-2015-5307: xen: x86: CPU lockup during fault delivery (XSA-156)

- bsc#950704 - CVE-2015-7970: xen: x86: Long latency populate-on-demand operation is not preemptible (XSA-150)

- bsc#951845 - CVE-2015-7972: xen: x86: populate-on-demand balloon size inaccuracy can crash guests (XSA-153)

- bsc#950703 - CVE-2015-7969: xen: leak of main per-domain vcpu pointer array (DoS) (XSA-149)

- bsc#950705 - CVE-2015-7969: xen: x86: leak of per-domain profiling-related vcpu pointer array (DoS) (XSA-151)

- bsc#950706 - CVE-2015-7971: xen: x86: some pmu and profiling hypercalls log without rate limiting (XSA-152)

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-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-xen-20151203-12274=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-xen-20151203-12274=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-xen-20151203-12274=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-xen-20151203-12274=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=947165

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950703

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950704

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950705

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950706

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=951845

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=954018

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=954405

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956408

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956409

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956411

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956592

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956832

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5307/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7311/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7504/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7969/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7970/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7971/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7972/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8104/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8339/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8340/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8341/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8345/

http://www.nessus.org/u?30e55811

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87590

File Name: suse_SU-2015-2326-1.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/22

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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-doc-pdf, 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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7311, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7969, CVE-2015-7970, CVE-2015-7971, CVE-2015-7972, CVE-2015-8104, CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340, CVE-2015-8341, CVE-2015-8345