ID CVE-2015-8550
Summary Xen, when used on a system providing PV backends, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain privileges by writing to memory shared between the frontend and backend, aka a double fetch vulnerability.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Xen
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12:sp1
    cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12:sp1
CVSS
Base: 5.7 (as of 12-08-2016 - 09:40)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-284
CAPEC
  • Embedding Scripts within Scripts
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute scripts. The attacker leverages this capability to execute scripts to execute his/her own script by embedding it within other scripts that the target software is likely to execute. The attacker must have the ability to inject script into script that is likely to be executed. If this is done, then the attacker can potentially launch a variety of probes and attacks against the web server's local environment, in many cases the so-called DMZ, back end resources the web server can communicate with, and other hosts. With the proliferation of intermediaries, such as Web App Firewalls, network devices, and even printers having JVMs and Web servers, there are many locales where an attacker can inject malicious scripts. Since this attack pattern defines scripts within scripts, there are likely privileges to execute said attack on the host. Of course, these attacks are not solely limited to the server side, client side scripts like Ajax and client side JavaScript can contain malicious scripts as well. In general all that is required is for there to be sufficient privileges to execute a script, but not protected against writing.
  • Signature Spoofing by Key Theft
    An attacker obtains an authoritative or reputable signer's private signature key by theft and then uses this key to forge signatures from the original signer to mislead a victim into performing actions that benefit the attacker.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW SINGLE_INSTANCE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2850-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87533
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87533
    title Ubuntu 15.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2850-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0168-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-7550: A local user could have triggered a race between read and revoke in keyctl (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8539: A negatively instantiated user key could have been used by a local user to leverage privileges (bnc#958463). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8575: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind() to prevent information leak (bsc#959399). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 88006
    published 2016-01-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88006
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:0168-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-36.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the following issues : - CVE-2015-8567,CVE-2015-8568: xen: qemu: net: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (boo#959387) - CVE-2015-8550: xen: paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, boo#957988) - CVE-2015-8558: xen: qemu: usb: infinite loop in ehci_advance_state results in DoS (boo#959006) - CVE-2015-7549: xen: qemu pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (boo#958918) - CVE-2015-8504: xen: qemu: ui: vnc: avoid floating point exception (boo#958493) - CVE-2015-8554: xen: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164, boo#958007) - CVE-2015-8555: xen: information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165, boo#958009) - boo#958523: xen: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166) - CVE-2015-8345: xen: qemu: net: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (boo#956832) - CVE-2015-5307: xen: x86: CPU lockup during fault delivery (XSA-156, boo#954018) - boo#956592: xen: virtual PMU is unsupported (XSA-163) - CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340: xen: XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159, boo#956408) - CVE-2015-8341: xen: libxl leak of pv kernel and initrd on error (XSA-160, boo#956409) - CVE-2015-7504: xen: heap buffer overflow vulnerability in pcnet emulator (XSA-162, boo#956411)
    last seen 2018-01-27
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 88126
    published 2016-01-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88126
    title openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-36)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0911-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following feature was added to kernel-xen : - A improved XEN blkfront module was added, which allows more I/O bandwidth. (FATE#320200) It is called xen-blkfront in PV, and xen-vbd-upstream in HVM mode. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2013-7446: Use-after-free vulnerability in net/unix/af_unix.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended AF_UNIX socket permissions or cause a denial of service (panic) via crafted epoll_ctl calls (bnc#955654). - CVE-2015-7515: An out of bounds memory access in the aiptek USB driver could be used by physical local attackers to crash the kernel (bnc#956708). - CVE-2015-7550: The keyctl_read_key function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly use a semaphore, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that leverages a race condition between keyctl_revoke and keyctl_read calls (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8539: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (BUG) via crafted keyctl commands that negatively instantiate a key, related to security/keys/encrypted-keys/encrypted.c, security/keys/trusted.c, and security/keys/user_defined.c (bnc#958463). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8575: The sco_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/sco.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190 bnc#959399). - CVE-2015-8767: net/sctp/sm_sideeffect.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage the relationship between a lock and a socket, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via a crafted sctp_accept call (bnc#961509). - CVE-2015-8785: The fuse_fill_write_pages function in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a writev system call that triggers a zero length for the first segment of an iov (bnc#963765). - CVE-2015-8812: A use-after-free flaw was found in the CXGB3 kernel driver when the network was considered to be congested. This could be used by local attackers to cause machine crashes or potentially code execution (bsc#966437). - CVE-2016-0723: Race condition in the tty_ioctl function in drivers/tty/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by making a TIOCGETD ioctl call during processing of a TIOCSETD ioctl call (bnc#961500). - CVE-2016-2069: Race conditions in TLB syncing was fixed which could leak to information leaks (bnc#963767). - CVE-2016-2384: Removed a double free in the ALSA usb-audio driver in the umidi object which could lead to crashes (bsc#966693). - CVE-2016-2543: Added a missing NULL check at remove_events ioctl in ALSA that could lead to crashes. (bsc#967972). - CVE-2016-2544, CVE-2016-2545, CVE-2016-2546, CVE-2016-2547, CVE-2016-2548, CVE-2016-2549: Various race conditions in ALSAs timer handling were fixed. (bsc#967975, bsc#967974, bsc#967973, bsc#968011, bsc#968012, bsc#968013). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 90264
    published 2016-04-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90264
    title SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:0911-1)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201604-03.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201604-03 (Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive information. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2018-01-27
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 90380
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90380
    title GLSA-201604-03 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities (Venom)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0089.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0089 for details.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-02-14
    plugin id 92601
    published 2016-07-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92601
    title OracleVM 3.3 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0089)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-124.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-0728: A reference leak in keyring handling with join_session_keyring() could lead to local attackers gain root privileges. (bsc#962075). - CVE-2015-7550: A local user could have triggered a race between read and revoke in keyctl (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2014-8989: The Linux kernel did not properly restrict dropping of supplemental group memberships in certain namespace scenarios, which allowed local users to bypass intended file permissions by leveraging a POSIX ACL containing an entry for the group category that is more restrictive than the entry for the other category, aka a 'negative groups' issue, related to kernel/groups.c, kernel/uid16.c, and kernel/user_namespace.c (bnc#906545). - CVE-2015-5157: arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI (bnc#937969). - CVE-2015-7799: The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 did not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call (bnc#949936). - CVE-2015-8104: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c (bnc#954404). - CVE-2015-5307: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #AC (aka Alignment Check) exceptions, related to svm.c and vmx.c (bnc#953527). - CVE-2014-9529: Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key (bnc#912202). - CVE-2015-7990: Race condition in the rds_sendmsg function in net/rds/sendmsg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6937 (bnc#952384 953052). - CVE-2015-6937: The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound (bnc#945825). - CVE-2015-7885: The dgnc_mgmt_ioctl function in drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 did not initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application (bnc#951627). - CVE-2015-8215: net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel did not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that is (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272. NOTE: the scope of CVE-2015-0272 is limited to the NetworkManager product (bnc#955354). - CVE-2015-8767: A case can occur when sctp_accept() is called by the user during a heartbeat timeout event after the 4-way handshake. Since sctp_assoc_migrate() changes both assoc->base.sk and assoc->ep, the bh_sock_lock in sctp_generate_heartbeat_event() will be taken with the listening socket but released with the new association socket. The result is a deadlock on any future attempts to take the listening socket lock. (bsc#961509) - CVE-2015-8575: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind() to prevent information leak (bsc#959399). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ALSA: hda - Disable 64bit address for Creative HDA controllers (bnc#814440). - ALSA: hda - Fix noise problems on Thinkpad T440s (boo#958504). - Input: aiptek - fix crash on detecting device without endpoints (bnc#956708). - KEYS: Make /proc/keys unconditional if CONFIG_KEYS=y (boo#956934). - KVM: x86: update masterclock values on TSC writes (bsc#961739). - NFS: Fix a NULL pointer dereference of migration recovery ops for v4.2 client (bsc#960839). - apparmor: allow SYS_CAP_RESOURCE to be sufficient to prlimit another task (bsc#921949). - blktap: also call blkif_disconnect() when frontend switched to closed (bsc#952976). - blktap: refine mm tracking (bsc#952976). - cdrom: Random writing support for BD-RE media (bnc#959568). - genksyms: Handle string literals with spaces in reference files (bsc#958510). - ipv4: Do not increase PMTU with Datagram Too Big message (bsc#955224). - ipv6: distinguish frag queues by device for multicast and link-local packets (bsc#955422). - ipv6: fix tunnel error handling (bsc#952579). - route: Use ipv4_mtu instead of raw rt_pmtu (bsc#955224). - uas: Add response iu handling (bnc#954138). - usbvision fix overflow of interfaces array (bnc#950998). - x86/evtchn: make use of PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq. - xen/pciback: Do not allow MSI-X ops if PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is not set (bsc#957990 XSA-157).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-07
    plugin id 88545
    published 2016-02-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88545
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-124)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2891-1.NASL
    description Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled PCI MSI-X support. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-7549) Lian Yihan discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the VNC server. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8504) Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB EHCI emulation support. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8558) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the vmxnet3 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled SCSI MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8613) Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Human Monitor Interface. A local attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8619, CVE-2016-1922) David Alan Gilbert discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Q35 chipset emulation when performing VM guest migrations. An attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8666) Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the NE2000 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8743) It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the vmxnet3 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8744, CVE-2015-8745) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrect handled IDE AHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host as the user running the QEMU process. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-1568) Donghai Zhu discovered that QEMU incorrect handled the firmware configuration device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host as the user running the QEMU process. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-1714) It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the e1000 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-1981) Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled IDE AHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-2197) Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB EHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-2198). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 88576
    published 2016-02-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88576
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : qemu, qemu-kvm vulnerabilities (USN-2891-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2851-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87534
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87534
    title Ubuntu 15.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2851-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-136.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.2 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-0728: A reference leak in keyring handling with join_session_keyring() could lead to local attackers gain root privileges. (bsc#962075). - CVE-2015-7550: A local user could have triggered a race between read and revoke in keyctl (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2014-8989: The Linux kernel did not properly restrict dropping of supplemental group memberships in certain namespace scenarios, which allowed local users to bypass intended file permissions by leveraging a POSIX ACL containing an entry for the group category that is more restrictive than the entry for the other category, aka a 'negative groups' issue, related to kernel/groups.c, kernel/uid16.c, and kernel/user_namespace.c (bnc#906545). - CVE-2015-5157: arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI (bnc#937969). - CVE-2015-7799: The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 did not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call (bnc#949936). - CVE-2015-8104: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c (bnc#954404). - CVE-2015-5307: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #AC (aka Alignment Check) exceptions, related to svm.c and vmx.c (bnc#953527). - CVE-2014-9529: Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key (bnc#912202). - CVE-2015-7990: Race condition in the rds_sendmsg function in net/rds/sendmsg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6937 (bnc#952384 953052). - CVE-2015-6937: The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound (bnc#945825). - CVE-2015-7885: The dgnc_mgmt_ioctl function in drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 did not initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application (bnc#951627). - CVE-2015-8215: net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel did not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that is (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272. NOTE: the scope of CVE-2015-0272 is limited to the NetworkManager product (bnc#955354). - CVE-2015-8767: A case can occur when sctp_accept() is called by the user during a heartbeat timeout event after the 4-way handshake. Since sctp_assoc_migrate() changes both assoc->base.sk and assoc->ep, the bh_sock_lock in sctp_generate_heartbeat_event() will be taken with the listening socket but released with the new association socket. The result is a deadlock on any future attempts to take the listening socket lock. (bsc#961509) - CVE-2015-8575: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind() to prevent information leak (bsc#959399). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ALSA: hda - Disable 64bit address for Creative HDA controllers (bnc#814440). - ALSA: hda - Fix noise problems on Thinkpad T440s (boo#958504). - Input: aiptek - fix crash on detecting device without endpoints (bnc#956708). - KEYS: Make /proc/keys unconditional if CONFIG_KEYS=y (boo#956934). - KVM: x86: update masterclock values on TSC writes (bsc#961739). - NFS: Fix a NULL pointer dereference of migration recovery ops for v4.2 client (bsc#960839). - apparmor: allow SYS_CAP_RESOURCE to be sufficient to prlimit another task (bsc#921949). - blktap: also call blkif_disconnect() when frontend switched to closed (bsc#952976). - blktap: refine mm tracking (bsc#952976). - cdrom: Random writing support for BD-RE media (bnc#959568). - genksyms: Handle string literals with spaces in reference files (bsc#958510). - ipv4: Do not increase PMTU with Datagram Too Big message (bsc#955224). - ipv6: distinguish frag queues by device for multicast and link-local packets (bsc#955422). - ipv6: fix tunnel error handling (bsc#952579). - route: Use ipv4_mtu instead of raw rt_pmtu (bsc#955224). - uas: Add response iu handling (bnc#954138). - usbvision fix overflow of interfaces array (bnc#950998). - x86/evtchn: make use of PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq. - xen/pciback: Do not allow MSI-X ops if PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is not set (bsc#957990 XSA-157).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-07
    plugin id 88605
    published 2016-02-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88605
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-136)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3471.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a full virtualization solution on x86 hardware. - CVE-2015-7295 Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the Virtual Network Device support is vulnerable to denial-of-service, that could occur when receiving large packets. - CVE-2015-7504 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-7512 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-7549 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the PCI MSI-X emulator is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8345 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the eepro100 emulator contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop when processing Command Blocks, eventually resulting in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8504 Lian Yihan of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the VNC display driver support is vulnerable to an arithmetic exception flaw that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8550 Felix Wilhelm of ERNW Research discovered that the PV backend drivers are vulnerable to double fetch vulnerabilities, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-8558 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the USB EHCI emulation support contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop during communication between the host controller and a device driver. This could lead to denial-of-service (via resource exhaustion). - CVE-2015-8567 CVE-2015-8568 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the vmxnet3 device emulator could be used to intentionally leak host memory, thus resulting in denial-of-service. - CVE-2015-8613 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the SCSI MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation support is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8619 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the Human Monitor Interface support is vulnerable to an out-of-bound write access issue that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8743 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the NE2000 emulator is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, potentially resulting in information leak or memory corruption. - CVE-2015-8744 The vmxnet3 driver incorrectly processes small packets, which could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8745 The vmxnet3 driver incorrectly processes Interrupt Mask Registers, which could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2016-1568 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the IDE AHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a use-after-free issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2016-1714 Donghai Zhu of Alibaba discovered that the Firmware Configuration emulation support is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2016-1922 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that 32-bit Windows guests support is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2016-1981 The e1000 driver is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-06
    plugin id 88630
    published 2016-02-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88630
    title Debian DSA-3471-1 : qemu - security update
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2847-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87530
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87530
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2847-1)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0081.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0081 for details.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-02-14
    plugin id 91756
    published 2016-06-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91756
    title OracleVM 3.2 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0081)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2015-C44BD3E0FA.NASL
    description paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents [XSA-155, CVE-2015-8550] qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling [XSA-164, CVE-2015-8554] information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization [XSA-165, CVE-2015-8555] ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue [XSA-166] Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 89398
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89398
    title Fedora 22 : xen-4.5.2-6.fc22 (2015-c44bd3e0fa)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0658-1.NASL
    description Xen was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities : CVE-2014-0222: Qcow1 L2 table size integer overflows (bsc#877642) CVE-2015-4037: Insecure temporary file use in /net/slirp.c (bsc#932267) CVE-2015-5239: Integer overflow in vnc_client_read() and protocol_client_msg() (bsc#944463) CVE-2015-7504: Heap buffer overflow vulnerability in pcnet emulator (XSA-162, bsc#956411) CVE-2015-7971: Some pmu and profiling hypercalls log without rate limiting (XSA-152, bsc#950706) CVE-2015-8104: Guest to host DoS by triggering an infinite loop in microcode via #DB exception (bsc#954405) CVE-2015-5307: Guest to host DOS by intercepting #AC (XSA-156, bsc#953527) CVE-2015-8339: XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159, bsc#956408) CVE-2015-8340: XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159, bsc#956408) CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in pcnet's non-loopback mode (bsc#962360) CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, bsc#957988) CVE-2015-8504: Avoid floating point exception in vnc support (bsc#958493) CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165, bsc#958009) Ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166, bsc#958523) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-27
    plugin id 89723
    published 2016-03-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89723
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2016:0658-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0955-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 47 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4527: Buffer overflow in hw/timer/hpet.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the number of timers (bnc#864673). - CVE-2013-4529: Buffer overflow in hw/pci/pcie_aer.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large log_num value in a savevm image (bnc#864678). - CVE-2013-4530: Buffer overflow in hw/ssi/pl022.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted tx_fifo_head and rx_fifo_head values in a savevm image (bnc#864682). - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#864655). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#864811). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#864391). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#864769). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#864805). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#897654). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#901508). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#902737). - CVE-2014-9718: The (1) BMDMA and (2) AHCI HBA interfaces in the IDE functionality had multiple interpretations of a function's return value, which allowed guest OS users to cause a host OS denial of service (memory consumption or infinite loop, and system crash) via a PRDT with zero complete sectors, related to the bmdma_prepare_buf and ahci_dma_prepare_buf functions (bsc#928393). - CVE-2015-1779: The VNC websocket frame decoder allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large (1) websocket payload or (2) HTTP headers section (bsc#924018). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-6855: hw/ide/core.c did not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allowed guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash (bsc#945404). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#957162). - CVE-2015-7549: pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (bsc#958917). - CVE-2015-8345: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (bsc#956829). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8567: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8568: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8613: SCSI: stack-based buffer overflow in megasas_ctrl_get_info (bsc#961358). - CVE-2015-8619: Stack based OOB write in hmp_sendkey routine (bsc#960334). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8744: vmxnet3: Incorrect l2 header validation lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960835). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2015-8817: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (I) (bsc#969121). - CVE-2015-8818: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (II) (bsc#969122). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free vulnerability in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1922: NULL pointer dereference in vapic_write() (bsc#962320). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2198: EHCI NULL pointer dereference in ehci_caps_write (bsc#964413). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967013). - CVE-2016-2392: NULL pointer dereference in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967012). - CVE-2016-2538: Integer overflow in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967969). - CVE-2016-2841: ne2000: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969350). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 90396
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90396
    title SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:0955-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0585-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 kernel was updated to 3.12.53 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2013-7446: Use-after-free vulnerability in net/unix/af_unix.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended AF_UNIX socket permissions or cause a denial of service (panic) via crafted epoll_ctl calls (bnc#955654). - CVE-2015-5707: Integer overflow in the sg_start_req function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large iov_count value in a write request (bnc#940338). - CVE-2015-7550: The keyctl_read_key function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly use a semaphore, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that leverages a race condition between keyctl_revoke and keyctl_read calls (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-7799: The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call (bnc#949936). - CVE-2015-8215: net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel did not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that was (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272 (bnc#955354). - CVE-2015-8539: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (BUG) via crafted keyctl commands that negatively instantiate a key, related to security/keys/encrypted-keys/encrypted.c, security/keys/trusted.c, and security/keys/user_defined.c (bnc#958463). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2015-8550: Optimizations introduced by the compiler could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, potentially possibly leading to arbitrary code execution in backend (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8551: Xen PCI backend driver did not perform proper sanity checks on the device's state, allowing for DoS (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8575: The sco_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/sco.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959399). - CVE-2015-8660: The ovl_setattr function in fs/overlayfs/inode.c in the Linux kernel attempted to merge distinct setattr operations, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify the attributes of arbitrary overlay files via a crafted application (bnc#960281). - CVE-2015-8767: net/sctp/sm_sideeffect.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage the relationship between a lock and a socket, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via a crafted sctp_accept call (bnc#961509). - CVE-2015-8785: The fuse_fill_write_pages function in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a writev system call that triggers a zero length for the first segment of an iov (bnc#963765). - CVE-2016-0723: Race condition in the tty_ioctl function in drivers/tty/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by making a TIOCGETD ioctl call during processing of a TIOCSETD ioctl call (bnc#961500). - CVE-2016-2069: A race in invalidating paging structures that were not in use locally could have lead to disclosoure of information or arbitrary code exectution (bnc#963767). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 89022
    published 2016-02-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89022
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:0585-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3434.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leak. - CVE-2015-7513 It was discovered that a local user permitted to use the x86 KVM subsystem could configure the PIT emulation to cause a denial of service (crash). - CVE-2015-7550 Dmitry Vyukov discovered a race condition in the keyring subsystem that allows a local user to cause a denial of service (crash). - CVE-2015-8543 It was discovered that a local user permitted to create raw sockets could cause a denial-of-service by specifying an invalid protocol number for the socket. The attacker must have the CAP_NET_RAW capability. - CVE-2015-8550 Felix Wilhelm of ERNW discovered that the Xen PV backend drivers may read critical data from shared memory multiple times. This flaw can be used by a guest kernel to cause a denial of service (crash) on the host, or possibly for privilege escalation. - CVE-2015-8551 / CVE-2015-8552 Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk of Oracle discovered that the Xen PCI backend driver does not adequately validate the device state when a guest configures MSIs. This flaw can be used by a guest kernel to cause a denial of service (crash or disk space exhaustion) on the host. - CVE-2015-8569 Dmitry Vyukov discovered a flaw in the PPTP sockets implementation that leads to an information leak to local users. - CVE-2015-8575 David Miller discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth SCO sockets implementation that leads to an information leak to local users. - CVE-2015-8709 Jann Horn discovered a flaw in the permission checks for use of the ptrace feature. A local user who has the CAP_SYS_PTRACE capability within their own user namespace could use this flaw for privilege escalation if a more privileged process ever enters that user namespace. This affects at least the LXC system. In addition, this update fixes some regressions in the previous update : - #808293 A regression in the UDP implementation prevented freeradius and some other applications from receiving data. - #808602 / #808953 A regression in the USB XHCI driver prevented use of some devices in USB 3 SuperSpeed ports. - #808973 A fix to the radeon driver interacted with an existing bug to cause a crash at boot when using some AMD/ATI graphics cards. This issue only affects wheezy.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-06
    plugin id 87741
    published 2016-01-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87741
    title Debian DSA-3434-1 : linux - security update
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-34.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the following security issues : - CVE-2015-8550: paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, boo#957988) - CVE-2015-8558: qemu: usb: infinite loop in ehci_advance_state results in DoS (boo#959006) - CVE-2015-7549: qemu pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (boo#958918) - CVE-2015-8504: qemu: ui: vnc: avoid floating point exception (boo#958493) - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164, boo#958007) - CVE-2015-8555: information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165, boo#958009) - boo#958523 xen: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166) - CVE-2015-8345: xen: qemu: net: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (boo#956832) - boo#956592: xen: virtual PMU is unsupported (XSA-163) - CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340: xen: XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159, boo#956408) - CVE-2015-8341: xen: libxl leak of pv kernel and initrd on error (XSA-160, boo#956409) - CVE-2015-7504: xen: heap buffer overflow vulnerability in pcnet emulator (XSA-162, boo#956411) - CVE-2015-7311: xen: libxl fails to honour readonly flag on disks with qemu-xen (xsa-142, boo#947165) - CVE-2015-8104: Xen: guest to host DoS by triggering an infinite loop in microcode via #DB exception (boo#954405) - CVE-2015-5307: xen: x86: CPU lockup during fault delivery (XSA-156, boo#954018) - CVE-2015-7970: xen: x86: Long latency populate-on-demand operation is not preemptible (XSA-150, boo#950704)
    last seen 2018-01-27
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 88124
    published 2016-01-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88124
    title openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-34)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2854-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87537
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87537
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-vivid vulnerabilities (USN-2854-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2849-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87532
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87532
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-2849-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2846-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87529
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87529
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2846-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2853-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87536
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87536
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-wily vulnerabilities (USN-2853-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-0873-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 44 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#864655). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#864811). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#864391). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#864769). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#864805). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#897654). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#901508). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#902737). - CVE-2014-9718: The (1) BMDMA and (2) AHCI HBA interfaces in the IDE functionality had multiple interpretations of a function's return value, which allowed guest OS users to cause a host OS denial of service (memory consumption or infinite loop, and system crash) via a PRDT with zero complete sectors, related to the bmdma_prepare_buf and ahci_dma_prepare_buf functions (bsc#928393). - CVE-2015-1779: The VNC websocket frame decoder allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large (1) websocket payload or (2) HTTP headers section (bsc#924018). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-6855: hw/ide/core.c did not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allowed guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash (bsc#945404). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#957162). - CVE-2015-7549: pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (bsc#958917). - CVE-2015-8345: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (bsc#956829). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8567: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8568: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8613: SCSI: stack-based buffer overflow in megasas_ctrl_get_info (bsc#961358). - CVE-2015-8619: Stack based OOB write in hmp_sendkey routine (bsc#960334). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8744: vmxnet3: Incorrect l2 header validation lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960835). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2015-8817: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (I) (bsc#969121). - CVE-2015-8818: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (II) (bsc#969122). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free vulnerability in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1922: NULL pointer dereference in vapic_write() (bsc#962320). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2198: EHCI NULL pointer dereference in ehci_caps_write (bsc#964413). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967013). - CVE-2016-2392: NULL pointer dereference in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967012). - CVE-2016-2538: Integer overflow in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967969). - CVE-2016-2841: ne2000: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969350). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 90186
    published 2016-03-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90186
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:0873-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1154-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 27 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#864655). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#864811). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#864391). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#864769). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#864805). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#897654). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#901508). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#902737). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#957162). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967013). - CVE-2016-2841: ne2000: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969350). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 90759
    published 2016-04-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90759
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1154-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-35.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the following security issues : - CVE-2015-8568 CVE-2015-8567: xen: qemu: net: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (boo#959387) - CVE-2015-8550: xen: paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155, boo#957988) - CVE-2015-8558: xen: qemu: usb: infinite loop in ehci_advance_state results in DoS (boo#959006) - CVE-2015-7549: xen: qemu pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (boo#958918) - CVE-2015-8504: xen: qemu: ui: vnc: avoid floating point exception (boo#958493) - CVE-2015-8554: xen: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164, boo#958007) - CVE-2015-8555: xen: information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165, boo#958009) - boo#958523: xen: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (XSA-166) - CVE-2015-5307: xen: x86: CPU lockup during fault delivery (XSA-156, boo#954018) - CVE-2015-8345: xen: qemu: net: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (boo#956832) - boo#956592: xen: virtual PMU is unsupported (XSA-163) - CVE-2015-8339, CVE-2015-8340: xen: XENMEM_exchange error handling issues (XSA-159, boo#956408) - CVE-2015-8341: xen: libxl leak of pv kernel and initrd on error (XSA-160, boo#956409) - CVE-2015-7504: xen: heap buffer overflow vulnerability in pcnet emulator (XSA-162, boo#956411)
    last seen 2018-01-27
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 88125
    published 2016-01-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88125
    title openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-35)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-116.NASL
    description The Linux kernel for openSUSE Leap 42.1 was updated to the 4.1.15 stable release, and also includes security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-0728: A reference leak in keyring handling with join_session_keyring() could lead to local attackers gain root privileges. (bsc#962075). - CVE-2015-7550: A local user could have triggered a race between read and revoke in keyctl (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8767: A case can occur when sctp_accept() is called by the user during a heartbeat timeout event after the 4-way handshake. Since sctp_assoc_migrate() changes both assoc->base.sk and assoc->ep, the bh_sock_lock in sctp_generate_heartbeat_event() will be taken with the listening socket but released with the new association socket. The result is a deadlock on any future attempts to take the listening socket lock. (bsc#961509) - CVE-2015-8539: A negatively instantiated user key could have been used by a local user to leverage privileges (bnc#958463). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2015-8575: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind() to prevent information leak (bsc#959399). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ALSA: hda - Add a fixup for Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2nd (bsc#958439). - ALSA: hda - Apply click noise workaround for Thinkpads generically (bsc#958439). - ALSA: hda - Fix noise problems on Thinkpad T440s (boo#958504). - ALSA: hda - Flush the pending probe work at remove (boo#960710). - ALSA: hda - Set codec to D3 at reboot/shutdown on Thinkpads (bsc#958439). - Add Cavium Thunderx network enhancements - Add RHEL to kernel-obs-build - Backport amd xgbe fixes and features - Backport arm64 patches from SLE12-SP1-ARM. - Btrfs: fix the number of transaction units needed to remove a block group (bsc#950178). - Btrfs: use global reserve when deleting unused block group after ENOSPC (bsc#950178). - Documentation: nousb is a module parameter (bnc#954324). - Driver for IBM System i/p VNIC protocol. - Enable CONFIG_PINCTRL_CHERRYVIEW (boo#954532) Needed for recent tablets/laptops. CONFIG_PINCTRL_BAYTRAIL is still disabled as it can't be built as a module. - Fix PCI generic host controller - Fix kABI breakage for max_dev_sectors addition to queue_limits (boo#961263). - HID: multitouch: Fetch feature reports on demand for Win8 devices (boo#954532). - HID: multitouch: fix input mode switching on some Elan panels (boo#954532). - Implement enable/disable for Display C6 state (boo#960021). - Input: aiptek - fix crash on detecting device without endpoints (bnc#956708). - Linux 4.1.15 (boo#954647 bsc#955422). - Move kabi patch to patches.kabi directory - Obsolete compat-wireless, rts5229 and rts_pstor KMPs These are found in SLE11-SP3, now replaced with the upstream drivers. - PCI: generic: Pass starting bus number to pci_scan_root_bus(). - Revert 'block: remove artifical max_hw_sectors cap' (boo#961263). - Set system time through RTC device - Update arm64 config files. Enabled DRM_AST in the vanilla kernel since it is now enabled in the default kernel. - Update config files: CONFIG_IBMVNIC=m - block/sd: Fix device-imposed transfer length limits (boo#961263). - block: bump BLK_DEF_MAX_SECTORS to 2560 (boo#961263). - drm/i915/skl: Add DC5 Trigger Sequence (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Add DC6 Trigger sequence (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Add support to load SKL CSR firmware (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Add the INIT power domain to the MISC I/O power well (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Deinit/init the display at suspend/resume (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Fix DMC API version in firmware file name (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Fix WaDisableChickenBitTSGBarrierAckForFFSliceCS (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Fix stepping check for a couple of W/As (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Fix the CTRL typo in the DPLL_CRTL1 defines (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Implement WaDisableVFUnitClockGating (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Implement enable/disable for Display C5 state (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: Make the Misc I/O power well part of the PLLS domain (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: add F0 stepping ID (boo#960021). - drm/i915/skl: enable WaForceContextSaveRestoreNonCoherent (boo#960021). - drm/i915: Clear crtc atomic flags at beginning of transaction (boo#960021). - drm/i915: Fix CSR MMIO address check (boo#960021). - drm/i915: Switch to full atomic helpers for plane updates/disable, take two (boo#960021). - drm/i915: set CDCLK if DPLL0 enabled during resuming from S3 (boo#960021). - ethernet/atheros/alx: sanitize buffer sizing and padding (boo#952621). - genksyms: Handle string literals with spaces in reference files (bsc#958510). - group-source-files: mark module.lds as devel file ld: cannot open linker script file /usr/src/linux-4.2.5-1/arch/arm/kernel/module.lds: No such file or directory - hwrng: core - sleep interruptible in read (bnc#962597). - ipv6: distinguish frag queues by device for multicast and link-local packets (bsc#955422). - kABI fixes for linux-4.1.15. - rpm/compute-PATCHVERSION.sh: Skip stale directories in the package dir - rpm/constraints.in: Bump disk space requirements up a bit Require 10GB on s390x, 20GB elsewhere. - rpm/constraints.in: Require 14GB worth of disk space on POWER The builds started to fail randomly due to ENOSPC errors. - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Do not explicitly set DEBUG_SECTION_MISMATCH CONFIG_DEBUG_SECTION_MISMATCH is a selectable Kconfig option since 2.6.39 and is enabled in our configs. - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Do not obsolete ocfs2-kmp (bnc#865259)865259 - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Fix build if no UEFI certs are installed - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Install libopenssl-devel for newer sign-file - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: No scriptlets in kernel-zfcpdump The kernel should not be added to the bootloader nor are there any KMPs. - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Obsolete the -base package from SLE11 (bnc#865096) - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Use parallel make in all invocations Also, remove the lengthy comment, since we are using a standard rpm macro now. - thinkpad_acpi: Do not yell on unsupported brightness interfaces (boo#957152). - usb: make 'nousb' a clear module parameter (bnc#954324). - usbvision fix overflow of interfaces array (bnc#950998). - x86/microcode/amd: Do not overwrite final patch levels (bsc#913996). - x86/microcode/amd: Extract current patch level read to a function (bsc#913996). - xen/pciback: Do not allow MSI-X ops if PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is not set (bsc#957990 XSA-157). - xhci: refuse loading if nousb is used (bnc#954324).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-07
    plugin id 88542
    published 2016-02-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88542
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-116)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1745-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 36 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4527: Buffer overflow in hw/timer/hpet.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the number of timers (bnc#864673). - CVE-2013-4529: Buffer overflow in hw/pci/pcie_aer.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large log_num value in a savevm image (bnc#864678). - CVE-2013-4530: Buffer overflow in hw/ssi/pl022.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted tx_fifo_head and rx_fifo_head values in a savevm image (bnc#864682). - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#864655). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#864811). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#864391). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#864769). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#864805). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#897654). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#901508). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#902737). - CVE-2014-9718: The (1) BMDMA and (2) AHCI HBA interfaces in the IDE functionality had multiple interpretations of a function's return value, which allowed guest OS users to cause a host OS denial of service (memory consumption or infinite loop, and system crash) via a PRDT with zero complete sectors, related to the bmdma_prepare_buf and ahci_dma_prepare_buf functions (bsc#928393). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-6855: hw/ide/core.c did not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allowed guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash (bsc#945404). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#957162). - CVE-2015-8345: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (bsc#956829). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free vulnerability in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967013). - CVE-2016-2392: NULL pointer dereference in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967012). - CVE-2016-2538: Integer overflow in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967969). - CVE-2016-2841: ne2000: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969350). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 93177
    published 2016-08-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93177
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1745-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2015-D8253E2B1D.NASL
    description paravirtualized drivers incautious about shared memory contents [XSA-155, CVE-2015-8550] qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling [XSA-164, CVE-2015-8554] information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization [XSA-165, CVE-2015-8555] ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue [XSA-166] Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 89429
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89429
    title Fedora 23 : xen-4.5.2-6.fc23 (2015-d8253e2b1d)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3519.NASL
    description Multiple security issues have been found in the Xen virtualisation solution, which may result in denial of service or information disclosure. The oldstable distribution (wheezy) will be updated in a separate DSA.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-06
    plugin id 90030
    published 2016-03-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90030
    title Debian DSA-3519-1 : xen - security update
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-479.NASL
    description This security update fixes a number of security issues in Xen in wheezy. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.6.1-1+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libidn packages. CVE-2015-2752 The XEN_DOMCTL_memory_mapping hypercall in Xen 3.2.x through 4.5.x, when using a PCI passthrough device, is not preemptable, which allows local x86 HVM domain users to cause a denial of service (host CPU consumption) via a crafted request to the device model (qemu-dm). CVE-2015-2756 QEMU, as used in Xen 3.3.x through 4.5.x, does not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might allow local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response. CVE-2015-5165 The C+ mode offload emulation in the RTL8139 network card device model in QEMU, as used in Xen 4.5.x and earlier, allows remote attackers to read process heap memory via unspecified vectors. CVE-2015-5307 The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #AC (aka Alignment Check) exceptions, related to svm.c and vmx.c. CVE-2015-7969 Multiple memory leaks in Xen 4.0 through 4.6.x allow local guest administrators or domains with certain permission to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of 'teardowns' of domains with the vcpu pointer array allocated using the (1) XEN_DOMCTL_max_vcpus hypercall or the xenoprofile state vcpu pointer array allocated using the (2) XENOPROF_get_buffer or (3) XENOPROF_set_passive hypercall. CVE-2015-7970 The p2m_pod_emergency_sweep function in arch/x86/mm/p2m-pod.c in Xen 3.4.x, 3.5.x, and 3.6.x is not preemptible, which allows local x86 HVM guest administrators to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and possibly reboot) via crafted memory contents that triggers a 'time-consuming linear scan,' related to Populate-on-Demand. CVE-2015-7971 Xen 3.2.x through 4.6.x does not limit the number of printk console messages when logging certain pmu and profiling hypercalls, which allows local guests to cause a denial of service via a sequence of crafted (1) HYPERCALL_xenoprof_op hypercalls, which are not properly handled in the do_xenoprof_op function in common/xenoprof.c, or (2) HYPERVISOR_xenpmu_op hypercalls, which are not properly handled in the do_xenpmu_op function in arch/x86/cpu/vpmu.c. CVE-2015-7972 The (1) libxl_set_memory_target function in tools/libxl/libxl.c and (2) libxl__build_post function in tools/libxl/libxl_dom.c in Xen 3.4.x through 4.6.x do not properly calculate the balloon size when using the populate-on-demand (PoD) system, which allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via unspecified vectors related to 'heavy memory pressure.' CVE-2015-8104 The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c. CVE-2015-8339 The memory_exchange function in common/memory.c in Xen 3.2.x through 4.6.x does not properly hand back pages to a domain, which might allow guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) via unspecified vectors related to domain teardown. CVE-2015-8340 The memory_exchange function in common/memory.c in Xen 3.2.x through 4.6.x does not properly release locks, which might allow guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (deadlock or host crash) via unspecified vectors, related to XENMEM_exchange error handling. CVE-2015-8550 Xen, when used on a system providing PV backends, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain privileges by writing to memory shared between the frontend and backend, aka a double fetch vulnerability. CVE-2015-8554 Buffer overflow in hw/pt-msi.c in Xen 4.6.x and earlier, when using the qemu-xen-traditional (aka qemu-dm) device model, allows local x86 HVM guest administrators to gain privileges by leveraging a system with access to a passed-through MSI-X capable physical PCI device and MSI-X table entries, related to a 'write path.' CVE-2015-8555 Xen 4.6.x, 4.5.x, 4.4.x, 4.3.x, and earlier do not initialize x86 FPU stack and XMM registers when XSAVE/XRSTOR are not used to manage guest extended register state, which allows local guest domains to obtain sensitive information from other domains via unspecified vectors. CVE-2015-8615 The hvm_set_callback_via function in arch/x86/hvm/irq.c in Xen 4.6 does not limit the number of printk console messages when logging the new callback method, which allows local HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a large number of changes to the callback method (HVM_PARAM_CALLBACK_IRQ). CVE-2016-1570 The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen 3.4.0, 3.4.1, and 4.1.x through 4.6.x allows local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates. CVE-2016-1571 The paging_invlpg function in include/asm-x86/paging.h in Xen 3.3.x through 4.6.x, when using shadow mode paging or nested virtualization is enabled, allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (host crash) via a non-canonical guest address in an INVVPID instruction, which triggers a hypervisor bug check. CVE-2016-2270 Xen 4.6.x and earlier allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings. CVE-2016-2271 VMX in Xen 4.6.x and earlier, when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-06
    plugin id 91198
    published 2016-05-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91198
    title Debian DLA-479-1 : xen security update
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1318-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 46 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4527: Buffer overflow in hw/timer/hpet.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the number of timers (bsc#964746). - CVE-2013-4529: Buffer overflow in hw/pci/pcie_aer.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large log_num value in a savevm image (bsc#964929). - CVE-2013-4530: Buffer overflow in hw/ssi/pl022.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted tx_fifo_head and rx_fifo_head values in a savevm image (bsc#964950). - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#964644). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#964452). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#962642). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#962335). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#962758). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#964925). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#965112). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#962611). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#962627). - CVE-2014-9718: The (1) BMDMA and (2) AHCI HBA interfaces in the IDE functionality had multiple interpretations of a function's return value, which allowed guest OS users to cause a host OS denial of service (memory consumption or infinite loop, and system crash) via a PRDT with zero complete sectors, related to the bmdma_prepare_buf and ahci_dma_prepare_buf functions (bsc#964431). - CVE-2015-1779: The VNC websocket frame decoder allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large (1) websocket payload or (2) HTTP headers section (bsc#962632). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#964947). - CVE-2015-6855: hw/ide/core.c did not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allowed guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash (bsc#965156). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#962360). - CVE-2015-7549: pci: NULL pointer dereference issue (bsc#958918). - CVE-2015-8345: eepro100: infinite loop in processing command block list (bsc#956832). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958493). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959006). - CVE-2015-8567: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8568: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bsc#959387). - CVE-2015-8613: SCSI: stack-based buffer overflow in megasas_ctrl_get_info (bsc#961358). - CVE-2015-8619: Stack based OOB write in hmp_sendkey routine (bsc#965269). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960726). - CVE-2015-8744: vmxnet3: Incorrect l2 header validation lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960836). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2015-8817: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (I) (bsc#969125). - CVE-2015-8818: OOB access in address_space_rw lead to segmentation fault (II) (bsc#969126). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free vulnerability in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961692). - CVE-2016-1922: NULL pointer dereference in vapic_write() (bsc#962321). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963783). - CVE-2016-2198: EHCI NULL pointer dereference in ehci_caps_write (bsc#964415). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967101). - CVE-2016-2392: NULL pointer dereference in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#967090). - CVE-2016-2538: Integer overflow in remote NDIS control message handling (bsc#968004). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 91249
    published 2016-05-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91249
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1318-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2848-1.NASL
    description Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference) on the host. (CVE-2015-8551) Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk discovered the Xen PCI backend driver does not perform sanity checks on the device's state. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by flooding the logging system with WARN() messages causing the initial domain to exhaust disk space. (CVE-2015-8552) Jann Horn discovered a ptrace issue with user namespaces in the Linux kernel. The namespace owner could potentially exploit this flaw by ptracing a root owned process entering the user namespace to elevate its privileges and potentially gain access outside of the namespace. (http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527374) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 87531
    published 2015-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=87531
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2848-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1203-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2013-7446: Use-after-free vulnerability in net/unix/af_unix.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended AF_UNIX socket permissions or cause a denial of service (panic) via crafted epoll_ctl calls (bnc#955654). - CVE-2015-7509: fs/ext4/namei.c in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted no-journal filesystem, a related issue to CVE-2013-2015 (bnc#956707). - CVE-2015-7515: An out of bounds memory access in the aiptek USB driver could be used by physical local attackers to crash the kernel (bnc#956708). - CVE-2015-7550: The keyctl_read_key function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly use a semaphore, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that leverages a race condition between keyctl_revoke and keyctl_read calls (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-7566: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the visor device driver (bnc#961512). - CVE-2015-7799: The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call (bnc#949936). - CVE-2015-8215: net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel did not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that is (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272. NOTE: the scope of CVE-2015-0272 is limited to the NetworkManager product (bnc#955354). - CVE-2015-8539: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (BUG) via crafted keyctl commands that negatively instantiate a key, related to security/keys/encrypted-keys/encrypted.c, security/keys/trusted.c, and security/keys/user_defined.c (bnc#958463). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2015-8550: Optimizations introduced by the compiler could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, potentially possibly leading to arbitrary code execution in backend (bsc#957988). (bsc#957988 XSA-155). - CVE-2015-8551: The PCI backend driver in Xen, when running on an x86 system and using Linux as the driver domain, allowed local guest administrators to hit BUG conditions and cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by leveraging a system with access to a passed-through MSI or MSI-X capable physical PCI device and a crafted sequence of XEN_PCI_OP_* operations, aka 'Linux pciback missing sanity checks (bnc#957990). - CVE-2015-8552: The PCI backend driver in Xen, when running on an x86 system and using Linux as the driver domain, allowed local guest administrators to generate a continuous stream of WARN messages and cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by leveraging a system with access to a passed-through MSI or MSI-X capable physical PCI device and XEN_PCI_OP_enable_msi operations, aka 'Linux pciback missing sanity checks (bnc#957990). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel do not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8575: The sco_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/sco.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959399). - CVE-2015-8767: net/sctp/sm_sideeffect.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage the relationship between a lock and a socket, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via a crafted sctp_accept call (bnc#961509). - CVE-2015-8785: The fuse_fill_write_pages function in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a writev system call that triggers a zero length for the first segment of an iov (bnc#963765). - CVE-2015-8812: A flaw was found in the CXGB3 kernel driver when the network was considered congested. The kernel would incorrectly misinterpret the congestion as an error condition and incorrectly free/clean up the skb. When the device would then send the skb's queued, these structures would be referenced and may panic the system or allow an attacker to escalate privileges in a use-after-free scenario.(bsc#966437). - CVE-2015-8816: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the in hub_activate() function (bnc#968010). - CVE-2016-0723: Race condition in the tty_ioctl function in drivers/tty/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by making a TIOCGETD ioctl call during processing of a TIOCSETD ioctl call (bnc#961500). - CVE-2016-2069: A race in invalidating paging structures that were not in use locally could have lead to disclosoure of information or arbitrary code exectution (bnc#963767). - CVE-2016-2143: On zSeries a fork of a large process could have caused memory corruption due to incorrect page table handling. (bnc#970504, LTC#138810). - CVE-2016-2184: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the alsa usb-audio device driver (bsc#971125). - CVE-2016-2185: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the usb_driver_claim_interface function (bnc#971124). - CVE-2016-2186: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the powermate device driver (bnc#970958). - CVE-2016-2384: A double free on the ALSA umidi object was fixed. (bsc#966693). - CVE-2016-2543: A missing NULL check at remove_events ioctl in the ALSA seq driver was fixed. (bsc#967972). - CVE-2016-2544: Fix race at timer setup and close in the ALSA seq driver was fixed. (bsc#967973). - CVE-2016-2545: A double unlink of active_list in the ALSA timer driver was fixed. (bsc#967974). - CVE-2016-2546: A race among ALSA timer ioctls was fixed (bsc#967975). - CVE-2016-2547,CVE-2016-2548: The ALSA slave timer list handling was hardened against hangs and races. (CVE-2016-2547,CVE-2016-2548,bsc#968011,bsc#968012). - CVE-2016-2549: A stall in ALSA hrtimer handling was fixed (bsc#968013). - CVE-2016-2782: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the visor device driver (bnc#968670). - CVE-2016-3137: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the cypress_m8 device driver (bnc#970970). - CVE-2016-3139: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the wacom device driver (bnc#970909). - CVE-2016-3140: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the digi_acceleport device driver (bnc#970892). - CVE-2016-3156: A quadratic algorithm could lead to long kernel ipv4 hangs when removing a device with a large number of addresses. (bsc#971360). - CVE-2016-3955: A remote buffer overflow in the usbip driver could be used by authenticated attackers to crash the kernel. (bsc#975945) - CVE-2016-2847: A local user could exhaust kernel memory by pushing lots of data into pipes. (bsc#970948). - CVE-2016-2188: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the iowarrior device driver (bnc#970956). - CVE-2016-3138: A malicious USB device could cause kernel crashes in the cdc-acm device driver (bnc#970911). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2017-12-28
    modified 2017-12-28
    plugin id 90884
    published 2016-05-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90884
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1203-1)
refmap via4
bid 79592
confirm
debian
  • DSA-3434
  • DSA-3471
  • DSA-3519
gentoo GLSA-201604-03
sectrack 1034479
suse
  • SUSE-SU-2016:0911
  • SUSE-SU-2016:1102
  • SUSE-SU-2016:1764
Last major update 02-12-2016 - 22:13
Published 14-04-2016 - 10:59
Last modified 03-11-2017 - 21:29
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