SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2016:0020-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for kvm fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-7512: The receive packet size is now checked in
the emulated pcnet driver, eliminating buffer overflow
and potential security issue by malicious guest systems.
(bsc#957162)

- CVE-2015-8345: A infinite loop in processing command
block list was fixed that could be exploit by malicious
guest systems (bsc#956829).

Bugs fixed :

- Fix cases of wrong clock values in kvmclock timekeeping
(bsc#947164 and bsc#953187)

- Enforce pxe rom sizes to ensure migration compatibility.
(bsc#950590)

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/947164
https://bugzilla.suse.com/950590
https://bugzilla.suse.com/953187
https://bugzilla.suse.com/956829
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957162
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7512.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8345.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a94259e6

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 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm-12294=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm-12294=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87859 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7512
CVE-2015-8345

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