Security update for kvm

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1202-1
Rating: important
References: #764526 #777084
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


    The kvm qemu vt100 emulation was affected by a problem
    where specific vt100 sequences could have been used by
    guest users to affect the host. (CVE-2012-3515 aka XSA-17).

    Also a temp file race has been fixed. (CVE-2012-2652)

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2012-3515
    * CVE-2012-2652

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2:
      zypper in -t patch slestso12-kvm-6757

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2 (s390x):
    • kvm-0.12.5-1.24.1