Upstream information

CVE-2013-2016 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in the way qemu v1.3.0 and later (virtio-rng) validates addresses when guest accesses the config space of a virtio device. If the virtio device has zero/small sized config space, such as virtio-rng, a privileged guest user could use this flaw to access the matching host's qemu address space and thus increase their privileges on the host.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 817593 [ASSIGNED], 871442 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • kvm >= 1.4.2-0.11.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-kvm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • kvm >= 1.4.2-0.11.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-kvm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kvm >= 1.4.2-30.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA kvm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
  • kvm >= 1.4.2-0.11.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-kvm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • kvm >= 1.4.2-0.11.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9142


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kvm Released