SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1445-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91649


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


Xen was updated to fix the following security issues :

CVE-2016-2841: net: ne2000: infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969351)

CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module leads to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967101)

CVE-2016-2270: x86: inconsistent cachability flags on guest mappings (XSA-154) (bsc#965315)

CVE-2016-2271: VMX: guest user mode may crash guest with non-canonical RIP (XSA-170) (bsc#965317)

CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#964947)

CVE-2014-0222: qcow1: validate L2 table size to avoid integer overflows (bsc#964925)

CVE-2014-7815: vnc: insufficient bits_per_pixel from the client sanitization (bsc#962627)

CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960726)

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: High

ID: 91649

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1445-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/17

Modified: 2017/01/03

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: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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: 2016/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2014-7815, CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-8743, CVE-2016-2270, CVE-2016-2271, CVE-2016-2391, CVE-2016-2841

BID: 67357, 70998

OSVDB: 106983, 113748, 127493, 132466, 132467, 134630, 134693, 134694, 135279