Security update for ovmf

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ovmf
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0738-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1128503
Cross-References: CVE-2018-12181
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for ovmf fixes the following issue:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-12181: Fixed a stack buffer overflow in the HII database when a corrupted Bitmap was used (bsc#1128503).

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-SP3-2019-738=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • ovmf-2017+git1492060560.b6d11d7c46-4.23.1
    • ovmf-tools-2017+git1492060560.b6d11d7c46-4.23.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • qemu-ovmf-x86_64-2017+git1492060560.b6d11d7c46-4.23.1
    • qemu-uefi-aarch64-2017+git1492060560.b6d11d7c46-4.23.1