Security update for libvirt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libvirt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0838-1
Rating: important
References: #1055365 #1076500 #1079869 #1083061 #1083625
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

  • An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.

    Description:

    This update for libvirt fixes the following issues:

    Security issues fixed:

    - CVE-2017-5715: Fixes for speculative side channel attacks aka
    "SpectreAttack" (var2) (bsc#1079869).
    - CVE-2018-1064: Fixed denial of service when reading from guest agent
    (bsc#1083625).
    - CVE-2018-5748: Fixed possible denial of service when reading from QEMU
    monitor (bsc#1076500).


    Non-security issues fixed:

    - bsc#1083061: Fixed 'dumpxml --migratable' exports domain id in output on
    SLES11 SP4.
    - bsc#1055365: Improve performance when listing hundreds of interfaces.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-libvirt-13538=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-libvirt-13538=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libvirt-13538=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • libvirt-devel-1.2.5-23.6.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (x86_64):
      • libvirt-devel-32bit-1.2.5-23.6.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • libvirt-1.2.5-23.6.1
      • libvirt-client-1.2.5-23.6.1
      • libvirt-doc-1.2.5-23.6.1
      • libvirt-lock-sanlock-1.2.5-23.6.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • libvirt-client-32bit-1.2.5-23.6.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • libvirt-debuginfo-1.2.5-23.6.1
      • libvirt-debugsource-1.2.5-23.6.1

    References: