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Secunia Security Advisory 51495

Secunia Security Advisory 51495
Posted Dec 5, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - 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.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, suse
SHA-256 | af86400701b08f591a4a18686cac3d65b4caf241cef267b69bec9fa6ac7f1c9b

Secunia Security Advisory 51495

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
SUSE update for xen

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51495

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51495/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51495

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-05

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51495/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

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

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51495

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

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.

For more information:
SA51397

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

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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