Security update for qemu

SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3555-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1092885 #1094725 #1096223 #1098735
Cross-References: CVE-2018-11806 CVE-2018-12617 CVE-2018-3639
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

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 feature was added:
  • Add support for block resize support for disks through the monitor (bsc#1094725).

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 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2519=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2519=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-curl-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-iscsi-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-ssh-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-lang-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-tools-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • qemu-block-rbd-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-kvm-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64):
    • qemu-arm-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-arm-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (ppc64le):
    • qemu-ppc-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-ppc-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-6.19.11
    • qemu-seabios-1.10.2-6.19.11
    • qemu-sgabios-8-6.19.11
    • qemu-vgabios-1.10.2-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • qemu-x86-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-x86-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (s390x):
    • qemu-s390-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-s390-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-6.19.11
    • qemu-seabios-1.10.2-6.19.11
    • qemu-sgabios-8-6.19.11
    • qemu-vgabios-1.10.2-6.19.11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • qemu-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-curl-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-kvm-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-tools-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-x86-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.9.1-6.19.11
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.19.11

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