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

critical 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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89723

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

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1


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


Risk Factor: Critical

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-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, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2014

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