SUSE update for xen

by Carol~ Moderator - 12/7/12 8:00 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - December 07, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2012-12-07

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

Operating System : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11

Description:
SUSE has issued an update for xen. This fixes multiple 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-2012:1615-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/51487/