Security update for libvirt and libvirt-python

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libvirt and libvirt-python
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14146-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1133150 #1134783 #1140252
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10746
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that solves one vulnerability and has two fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for libvirt and libvirt-python fixes the following issues:
libvirt:

  • CVE-2016-10746: Fixed an authentication bypass where a guest agent with a read only connection could call virDomainGetTime API calls (bsc#1133150).
  • rpc: increase the size of REMOTE_MIGRATE_COOKIE_MAX (bsc#1134783).

libvirt-python:
  • Fixes a memory leak in libvirt-python (bsc#1140252)

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 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-libvirt-python-14146=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libvirt-python-14146=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libvirt-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-client-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-doc-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-lock-sanlock-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-python-1.2.5-3.3.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libvirt-client-32bit-1.2.5-23.24.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libvirt-debuginfo-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-debugsource-1.2.5-23.24.1
    • libvirt-python-debuginfo-1.2.5-3.3.2
    • libvirt-python-debugsource-1.2.5-3.3.2

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