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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2015.1894.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2015:1894-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xen' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2015:1894-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xen' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2015:1894-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
xen was updated to version 4.4.3 to fix nine security issues.
These security issues were fixed:
- CVE-2015-4037: The slirp_smb function in net/slirp.c created temporary
files with predictable names, which allowed local users to cause a
denial of service (instantiation failure) by creating /tmp/qemu-smb.*-*
files before the program (bsc#932267).
- CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function allowed remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a
QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642).
- CVE-2015-7835: Uncontrolled creation of large page mappings by PV guests
(bsc#950367).
- CVE-2015-7311: libxl in Xen did not properly handle the readonly flag on
disks when using the qemu-xen device model, which allowed local guest
users to write to a read-only disk image (bsc#947165).
- CVE-2015-5239: Integer overflow in vnc_client_read() and
protocol_client_msg() (bsc#944463).
- CVE-2015-6815: With e1000 NIC emulation support it was possible to enter
an infinite loop (bsc#944697).
- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of main per-domain vcpu pointer array leading to
denial of service (bsc#950703).
- CVE-2015-7969: Leak of per-domain profiling- related vcpu pointer array
leading to denial of service (bsc#950705).
- CVE-2015-7971: Some pmu and profiling hypercalls log without rate
limiting (bsc#950706).
These non-security issues were fixed:
- bsc#907514: Bus fatal error: SLES 12 sudden reboot has been observed
- bsc#910258: SLES12 Xen host crashes with FATAL NMI after shutdown of
guest with VT-d NIC
- bsc#918984: Bus fatal error: SLES11-SP4 sudden reboot has been observed
- bsc#923967: Partner-L3: Bus fatal error: SLES11-SP3 sudden reboot has
been observed
- bnc#901488: Intel ixgbe driver assigns rx/tx queues per core resulting
in irq problems on servers with a large amount of CPU cores
- bsc#945167: Running command: xl pci-assignable-add 03:10.1 secondly show
errors
- bsc#949138: Setting vcpu affinity under Xen causes libvirtd abort
- bsc#949549: xm create hangs when maxmen value is enclosed in quotes

Affected Software/OS:
'xen' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-0222
BugTraq ID: 67357
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67357
Debian Security Information: DSA-3044 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3044
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-May/133345.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-June/134053.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2014-05/msg02155.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-stable/2014-07/msg00187.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0929 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00021.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1965 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00063.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4037
BugTraq ID: 74809
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74809
Debian Security Information: DSA-3284 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3284
Debian Security Information: DSA-3285 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3285
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-June/160414.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-June/160058.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/13/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/16/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/23/4
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032547
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1152 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00027.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1519 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00015.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2630-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5239
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168077.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168646.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168671.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00011.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/02/7
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2745-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-6815
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/04/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/05/5
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1260076
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7311
BugTraq ID: 76823
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76823
Debian Security Information: DSA-3414 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3414
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167077.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167820.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167792.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033633
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2250 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00053.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7835
BugTraq ID: 77366
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77366
Debian Security Information: DSA-3390 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3390
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171249.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171185.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171082.html
https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-secpack/blob/master/QSBs/qsb-022-2015.txt
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034032
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7969
BugTraq ID: 77364
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77364
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034033
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7971
BugTraq ID: 77363
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77363
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034035
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