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SuSE: Security update for XEN

This update of XEN fixed multiple security flaws that could be exploited by local attackers to cause a Denial of Service or potentially escalate privileges. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: xen
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2012:0886-1
Rating:             critical
References:         #757537 #757970 #764077 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-0217 CVE-2012-0218 CVE-2012-2934

Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 12.1
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  An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


  This update of XEN fixed multiple security flaws that could
  be exploited by local attackers to cause a Denial of
  Service or potentially escalate privileges. Additionally,
  several other upstream changes were backported.


Patch Instructions:

  To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - openSUSE 12.1:

     zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-403

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


Package List:

  - openSUSE 12.1 (i586 x86_64):

     xen-debugsource-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-devel-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-kmp-default-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1
     xen-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1
     xen-kmp-desktop-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1
     xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1
     xen-libs-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-libs-debuginfo-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-tools-domU-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-tools-domU-debuginfo-4.1.2_17-1.10.1

  - openSUSE 12.1 (x86_64):

     xen-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-doc-html-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-doc-pdf-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-libs-32bit-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-tools-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-tools-debuginfo-4.1.2_17-1.10.1

  - openSUSE 12.1 (ia64):

     xen-libs-debuginfo-x86-4.1.2_17-1.10.1
     xen-libs-x86-4.1.2_17-1.10.1

  - openSUSE 12.1 (i586):

     xen-kmp-pae-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1
     xen-kmp-pae-debuginfo-4.1.2_17_k3.1.10_1.16-1.10.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0217.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0218.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2934.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/757537
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/757970
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/764077
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