SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2015:1519-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

qemu was updated to fix two security issues and augments one
non-security bug fix.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-3209: heap overflow in qemu pcnet controller
allowing guest to host escape (XSA-135) (bsc#932770)

- CVE-2015-4037: Avoid predictable directory name for smb
config (bsc#932267)

The fix for the following non-security bug was improved :

- bsc#893892: Use improved upstream patch for display
issue affecting installs of SLES 11 VMs on SLES 12

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/893892
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932267
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932770
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3209.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4037.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?2f5d26d4

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-509=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-509=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85902 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74809
75123

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3209
CVE-2015-4037

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