SUSE update for xen

by Carol~ Moderator - 12/5/12 1:02 PM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - December 05, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date: 2012-12-05

Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : DoS
Privilege escalation
Where : Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10

Description:
SUSE has issued an update for xen. This fixes two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges.

Solution:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

Original Advisory:
SUSE-SU-2012:1606-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/51495/