Security update for Xen

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Xen
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:0889-2
Rating: important
References: #929339
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    Xen was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive emulation, which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks or potential code execution against the host. This vulnerability is also known as VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)

    Security Issues:

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS (i586 x86_64):
      • xen-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-devel-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-doc-html-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-doc-pdf-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-doc-ps-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-debug-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-default-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-kdump-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-smp-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-libs-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-tools-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-tools-domU-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
      • xen-tools-ioemu-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS (x86_64):
      • xen-libs-32bit-3.2.3_17040_46-0.15.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS (i586):
      • xen-kmp-bigsmp-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-kdumppae-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-vmi-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1
      • xen-kmp-vmipae-3.2.3_17040_46_2.6.16.60_0.132.1-0.15.1