Security update for libvirt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libvirt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14100-1
Rating: important
References: #1138301
Cross-References: CVE-2019-10161
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for libvirt fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-10161: Fixed virDomainSaveImageGetXMLDesc API which could accept a path parameter pointing anywhere on the system and potentially leading to execution of a malicious file with root privileges by libvirtd (bsc#1138301).

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-libvirt-14100=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-libvirt-14100=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • libvirt-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
    • libvirt-client-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
    • libvirt-doc-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
    • libvirt-lock-sanlock-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
    • libvirt-python-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • libvirt-debuginfo-1.0.5.9-21.20.1
    • libvirt-debugsource-1.0.5.9-21.20.1

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