Security update for kvm

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14053-1
Rating: important
References: #1111331 #1129622 #1130675
Cross-References:CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2018-20815 CVE-2019-11091 CVE-2019-9824
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3

An update that fixes 6 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for kvm fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-9824: Fixed an information leak in slirp (bsc#1129622)
  • CVE-2018-20815: Fix DOS possibility in device tree processing (bsc#1130675)
  • CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2019-11091: Added x86 cpu feature "md-clear" (bsc#1111331)

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 Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-kvm-14053=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • kvm-1.4.2-53.32.1