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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2012:1044-1: important: Security update for Xen
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Xen
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1044-1
Rating: important
References: #744771 #746702 #762484 #762963 #773393 #773401

Cross-References: CVE-2012-2625 CVE-2012-3432 CVE-2012-3433

Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has three
fixes is now available. It includes one version update.

Description:


Xen was updated to fix several security issues:

*

CVE-2012-3433: A xen HVM guest destroy p2m teardown
host DoS vulnerability was fixed, where malicious guest
could lock/crash the host.

*

CVE-2012-3432: A xen HVM guest user mode MMIO
emulation DoS was fixed.

*

CVE-2012-2625: The xen pv bootloader doesn't check
the size of the bzip2 or lzma compressed kernel, leading to
denial of service (crash).

Also the following bug in XEN was fixed:

* bnc#746702 - Xen HVM DomU crash during Windows Server
2008 R2 install, when maxmem > memory

This update also included bugfixes for:

* vm-install: - bnc#762963 - ReaR: Unable to recover a
paravirtualized XEN guest

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-3432
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3432
>
* CVE-2012-3433
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3433
>
* CVE-2012-2625
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2625
>


Patch Instructions:

To 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 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sdksp1-xen-201208-6653

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-xen-201208-6653

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-xen-201208-6653

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sledsp1-xen-201208-6653

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

xen-devel-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

xen-kmp-trace-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 0.4.34]:

vm-install-0.4.34-0.3.1
xen-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-doc-html-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-doc-pdf-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-kmp-default-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1
xen-kmp-trace-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1
xen-libs-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-tools-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-tools-domU-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586):

xen-kmp-pae-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 0.4.34]:

vm-install-0.4.34-0.3.1
xen-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-kmp-default-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1
xen-libs-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-tools-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1
xen-tools-domU-4.0.3_21548_08-0.7.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586):

xen-kmp-pae-4.0.3_21548_08_2.6.32.59_0.7-0.7.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2625.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3432.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3433.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/744771
https://bugzilla.novell.com/746702
https://bugzilla.novell.com/762484
https://bugzilla.novell.com/762963
https://bugzilla.novell.com/773393
https://bugzilla.novell.com/773401

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=872c7f98262a167c6598ea04dc6e81c7

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