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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for xen fixes the following issues :
- A Mishandling of SYSCALL singlestep during emulation which could have lead to privilege escalation. (XSA-204, bsc#1016340, CVE-2016-10013)
- CMPXCHG8B emulation failed to ignore operand size override which could have lead to information disclosure. (XSA-200, bsc#1012651, CVE-2016-9932)
- PV guests may have been able to mask interrupts causing a Denial of Service. (XSA-202, bsc#1014298, CVE-2016-10024)
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.
SolutionTo 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-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-xen-12905=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-xen-12905=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-xen-12905=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.