SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2016:0021-1)

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 fixes the following security issues :

- Enforce receive packet size, thus eliminating buffer
overflow and potential security issue. (bsc#957162
CVE-2015-7512)

- Infinite loop in processing command block list.
CVE-2015-8345 (bsc#956829) :

Also a non-security bug fixed :

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

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/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?8cfffb9e

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-12-2016-11=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-11=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: 87860 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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