Security update for qemu

SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0423-1
Rating: important
References: #1063993 #1079730 #1100408 #1101982 #1112646 #1114957 #1116717 #1117275 #1119493 #1121600 #1123156 #1123179
Cross-References: CVE-2018-16872 CVE-2018-18954 CVE-2018-19364 CVE-2018-19489 CVE-2019-6778
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has 7 fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for qemu fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-6778: Fixed a heap buffer overflow issue in the SLiRP networking implementation (bsc#1123156).
  • CVE-2018-16872: Fixed a host security vulnerability related to handling symlinks in usb-mtp (bsc#1119493).
  • CVE-2018-19489: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability in virtfs (bsc#1117275).
  • CVE-2018-19364: Fixed a use-after-free if the virtfs interface resulting in a denial of service (bsc#1116717).
  • CVE-2018-18954: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability related to PowerPC PowerNV memory operations (bsc#1114957).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Improved disk performance for qemu on xen (bsc#1100408).
  • Fixed xen offline migration (bsc#1079730, bsc#1101982, bsc#1063993).
  • Fixed pwrite64/pread64/write to return 0 over -1 for a zero length NULL buffer in qemu (bsc#1121600).
  • Use /bin/bash to echo value into sys fs for ksm control (bsc#1112646).
  • Return specification exception for unimplemented diag 308 subcodes rather than a hardware error (bsc#1123179).

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 Module for Server Applications 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2019-423=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-423=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-423=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-curl-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-iscsi-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-rbd-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-ssh-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-debugsource-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-lang-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-kvm-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (ppc64le):
    • qemu-ppc-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-ppc-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (aarch64):
    • qemu-arm-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-arm-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (x86_64):
    • qemu-x86-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-x86-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (noarch):
    • qemu-ipxe-1.0.0+-9.20.1
    • qemu-seabios-1.11.0-9.20.1
    • qemu-sgabios-8-9.20.1
    • qemu-vgabios-1.11.0-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (s390x):
    • qemu-s390-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-s390-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-block-dmg-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-block-dmg-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-debugsource-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-extra-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-extra-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-linux-user-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-linux-user-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-linux-user-debugsource-2.11.2-9.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • qemu-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-debugsource-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-tools-2.11.2-9.20.1
    • qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.11.2-9.20.1

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