Security update for kvm

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0039-1
Rating: important
References: #1026612 #1068032
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:



    This update for kvm fixes the following issues:

    A security flaw mitigation has been applied:

    - CVE-2017-5715: QEMU was updated to allow passing through new MSR and
    CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to allow enabling/disabling
    branch prediction features in the Intel CPU. (bsc#1068032)

    Also a security fix has been applied:

    - CVE-2017-2633: Fix various out of bounds access issues in the QEMU vnc
    infrastructure (bsc#1026612)

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm-13397=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-kvm-13397=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
      • kvm-1.4.2-53.14.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
      • kvm-1.4.2-53.14.1

    References: