Security update for xen

SUSE Security Update: Security update for xen
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:1421-1
Rating: important
References: #938344 #939712
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


    Xen was updated to fix the following security issues:

    * CVE-2015-5154: Host code execution via IDE subsystem CD-ROM (bsc#938344)
    * CVE-2015-5165: QEMU leak of uninitialized heap memory in rtl8139 device
    model (XSA-140, bsc#939712)

    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 Server 11-SP1-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch slessp1-xen-12039=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp1-xen-12039=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
      • xen-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-doc-html-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-doc-pdf-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-kmp-default-4.0.3_21548_18_2.6.32.59_0.19-29.1
      • xen-kmp-trace-4.0.3_21548_18_2.6.32.59_0.19-29.1
      • xen-libs-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-tools-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-tools-domU-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS (i586):
      • xen-kmp-pae-4.0.3_21548_18_2.6.32.59_0.19-29.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1 (i586 x86_64):
      • xen-debuginfo-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1
      • xen-debugsource-4.0.3_21548_18-29.1