Upstream information

CVE-2016-4963 at MITRE

Description

The libxl device-handling in Xen through 4.6.x allows local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 1.9 1.5
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 979641 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 979670 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.5.3_08_k3.12.59_60.45-17.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1238
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • xen >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_07_3.0.101_77-37.1
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.4.4_07_3.0.101_77-37.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-xen-12702
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.5.3_08_k3.12.59_60.45-17.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1238
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • xen >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_04_k3.12.60_52.54-22.22.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1476
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • xen >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_04_k3.12.60_52.54-22.22.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_04-22.22.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1476
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • xen >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
  • xen-devel >= 4.4.4_07-37.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-xen-12702
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
  • xen-devel >= 4.5.3_08-17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1238
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • xen >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-debugsource >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-devel >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.5.3_10_k4.1.31_30-15.2
  • xen-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 4.5.3_10_k4.1.31_30-15.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-libs-debuginfo >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-tools >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-tools-debuginfo >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
  • xen-tools-domU-debuginfo >= 4.5.3_10-15.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1170


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 xen Released