SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2016:0658-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89723


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


Xen was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities :

CVE-2014-0222: Qcow1 L2 table size integer overflows (bsc#877642)

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

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

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

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

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

CVE-2015-5307: Guest to host DOS by intercepting #AC (XSA-156, bsc#953527)

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

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

CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in pcnet's non-loopback mode (bsc#962360)

CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, bsc#957988)

CVE-2015-8504: Avoid floating point exception in vnc support (bsc#958493)

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

Ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166, bsc#958523)

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89723

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0658-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/07

Modified: 2016/12/27

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


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/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-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: 2016/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2015-4037, CVE-2015-5239, CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7512, CVE-2015-7971, CVE-2015-8104, CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340, CVE-2015-8504, CVE-2015-8550, CVE-2015-8555

BID: 67357, 74809

OSVDB: 106983, 122500, 127119, 129600, 130089, 130090, 130888, 130889, 131284, 131285, 131399, 132029, 132050