Upstream information

CVE-2016-4962 at MITRE

Description

The libxl device-handling in Xen 4.6.x and earlier allows local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of 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 6.8 4.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication Single Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.7
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 979620 [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP 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
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

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