Security update for qemu

SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2565-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1020928 #1092885 #1096223 #1098735
Cross-References: CVE-2018-11806 CVE-2018-12617 CVE-2018-3639
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

Description:

This update for qemu fixes the following issues:
These security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2018-12617: qmp_guest_file_read had an integer overflow that could have been exploited by sending a crafted QMP command (including guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening socket causing DoS (bsc#1098735)
  • CVE-2018-11806: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow via incoming fragmented datagrams (bsc#1096223)

With this release the mitigations for Spectre v4 are moved the the patches from upstream (CVE-2018-3639, bsc#1092885).
This non-security was fixed:
  • Fix VirtQueue error for virtio-balloon during live migration (bsc#1020928).

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 Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1801=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1801=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • qemu-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-curl-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-debugsource-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-lang-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-tools-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (ppc64le):
    • qemu-ppc-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-ppc-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (noarch):
    • qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-33.12.1
    • qemu-seabios-1.8.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-sgabios-8-33.12.1
    • qemu-vgabios-1.8.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • qemu-block-rbd-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-kvm-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-x86-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-curl-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-debugsource-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-lang-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-tools-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-kvm-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le):
    • qemu-ppc-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-ppc-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):
    • qemu-block-rbd-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-x86-2.3.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (noarch):
    • qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-33.12.1
    • qemu-seabios-1.8.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-sgabios-8-33.12.1
    • qemu-vgabios-1.8.1-33.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (s390x):
    • qemu-s390-2.3.1-33.12.1
    • qemu-s390-debuginfo-2.3.1-33.12.1

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