SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2017:2598-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for libvirt fixes several issues. This security issue was
fixed :

- bsc#1053600: Escape ssh commed line to prevent
interpreting malicious hostname as arguments, allowing
for command execution These non-security issues were
fixed :

- bsc#1049505, bsc#1051017: Security manager: Don't
autogenerate seclabels of type 'none' when AppArmor is
inactive

- bsc#1045693: Support chardevs with ARM machines

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045693
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1049505
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1051017
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1053600
http://www.nessus.org/u?3d670b5f

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1609=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103596 ()

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