Security update for ovmf

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ovmf
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0766-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1128503 #1130267
Cross-References: CVE-2018-12181 CVE-2019-0160
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


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

  • CVE-2019-0160: Fixed multiple buffer overflows in UDF-related codes in MdeModulePkg\Universal\Disk\PartitionDxe\Udf.c and MdeModulePkg\Universal\Disk\UdfDxe (bsc#1130267).
  • 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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-766=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-766=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • ovmf-2017+git1510945757.b2662641d5-3.13.1
    • ovmf-tools-2017+git1510945757.b2662641d5-3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • qemu-ovmf-x86_64-2017+git1510945757.b2662641d5-3.13.1
    • qemu-uefi-aarch64-2017+git1510945757.b2662641d5-3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • qemu-ovmf-x86_64-2017+git1510945757.b2662641d5-3.13.1