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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2012:1486-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Xen' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:1486-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Xen' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:1486-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
XEN was updated to fix various bugs and security issues:

The following security issues have been fixed:

* CVE-2012-4544: xen: Domain builder Out-of-memory due to malicious kernel/ramdisk (XSA 25)
* CVE-2012-4411: XEN / qemu: guest administrator can access qemu monitor console (XSA-19)
* CVE-2012-4535: xen: Timer overflow DoS vulnerability
(XSA 20)
* CVE-2012-4536: xen: pirq range check DoS vulnerability (XSA 21)
* CVE-2012-4537: xen: Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability (XSA 22)
* CVE-2012-4538: xen: Unhooking empty PAE entries DoS vulnerability (XSA 23)
* CVE-2012-4539: xen: Grant table hypercall infinite loop DoS vulnerability (XSA 24)
* CVE-2012-3497: xen: multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities (XSA-15)

Also the following bugs have been fixed and upstream patches have been applied:


bnc#784087 - L3: Xen BUG at io_apic.c:129 26102-x86-IOAPIC-legacy-not-first.patch


Upstream patches merged:
26054-x86-AMD-perf-ctr-init.patch 26055-x86-oprof-hvm-mode.patch 26056-page-alloc-flush-filter.patch 26061-x86-oprof-counter-range.patch 26062-ACPI-ERST-move-data.patch 26063-x86-HPET-affinity-lock.patch 26093-HVM-PoD-grant-mem-type.patch 25931-x86-domctl-iomem-mapping-checks.patch 25952-x86-MMIO-remap-permissions.patch 25808-domain_create-return-value.patch 25814-x86_64-set-debugreg-guest.patch 25815-x86-PoD-no-bug-in-non-translated.patch 25816-x86-hvm-map-pirq-range-check.patch 25833-32on64-bogus-pt_base-adjust.patch 25834-x86-S3-MSI-resume.patch 25835-adjust-rcu-lock-domain.patch 25836-VT-d-S3-MSI-resume.patch 25850-tmem-xsa-15-1.patch 25851-tmem-xsa-15-2.patch 25852-tmem-xsa-15-3.patch 25853-tmem-xsa-15-4.patch 25854-tmem-xsa-15-5.patch 25855-tmem-xsa-15-6.patch 25856-tmem-xsa-15-7.patch 25857-tmem-xsa-15-8.patch 25858-tmem-xsa-15-9.patch 25859-tmem-missing-break.patch 25860-tmem-cleanup.patch 25883-pt-MSI-cleanup.patch 25927-x86-domctl-ioport-mapping-range.patch 25929-tmem-restore-pool-version.patch


bnc#778105 - first XEN-PV VM fails to spawn xend:
Increase wait time for disk to appear in host bootloader Modified existing xen-domUloader.diff

25752-ACPI-pm-op-valid-cpu.patch 25754-x86-PoD-early-access.patch 25755-x86-PoD-types.patch 25756-x86-MMIO-max-mapped-pfn.patch

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-4539
* CVE-2012-3497
* CVE-2012-4411
* CVE-2012-4535
* CVE-2012-4537
* CVE-2012-4536
* CVE-2012-4538
* CVE-2012-4539
* CVE-2012-4544

Affected Software/OS:
'Xen' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-3497
BugTraq ID: 55410
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:1486 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:1487 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0446 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1572 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1573 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xen-tmem-priv-esc(78268)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4411
BugTraq ID: 55442
Debian Security Information: DSA-2543 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4535
BugTraq ID: 56498
Debian Security Information: DSA-2582 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1540
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:1615 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0470 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xen-vcpu-dos(80022)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4536
XForce ISS Database: xen-domainpirqtoemuirq-dos(80023)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4537
XForce ISS Database: xen-setp2mentry-dos(80024)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4538
XForce ISS Database: xen-hvmop-dos(80025)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4539
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1685 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xen-gnttabopgetstatus-dos(80026)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4544
BugTraq ID: 56289
Debian Security Information: DSA-2636 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0241
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0411 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xen-pvdomainbuilder-dos(79617)
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