Security update for Xen (important)

2011-08-19T18:08:18
ID SUSE-SU-2011:0925-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2011-08-19T18:08:18

Description

A security bug was fixed in Xen

  • CVE-2011-1936 A bug was found in the way Xen handles CPUID instruction emulation during VM exits. An unprivileged guest user can potentially use this flaw to crash the guest.

This issue only affected systems running on x86 architecture with Intel processor and VMX virtualization extension enabled.