openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-36)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88126


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for xen fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8567,CVE-2015-8568: xen: qemu: net: vmxnet3:
host memory leakage (boo#959387)

- CVE-2015-8550: xen: paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, boo#957988)

- CVE-2015-8558: xen: qemu: usb: infinite loop in ehci_advance_state results in DoS (boo#959006)

- CVE-2015-7549: xen: qemu pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (boo#958918)

- CVE-2015-8504: xen: qemu: ui: vnc: avoid floating point exception (boo#958493)

- CVE-2015-8554: xen: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164, boo#958007)

- CVE-2015-8555: xen: information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165, boo#958009)

- boo#958523: xen: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166)

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

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

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

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

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

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


Update the affected xen packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88126

File Name: openSUSE-2016-36.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/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-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: 2016/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7549, CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340, CVE-2015-8341, CVE-2015-8345, CVE-2015-8504, CVE-2015-8550, CVE-2015-8554, CVE-2015-8555, CVE-2015-8558, CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568