SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2016:0923-1)

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 to libvirt 1.2.18.2 fixes the following minor security
issue :

- CVE-2015-5313: Directory traversal allowed privilege
escalation (bsc#953110)

The following bugs were fixed :

- bsc#952849: Don't add apparmor deny rw rule for 9P
readonly mounts.

- bsc#960305: libxl: support parsing and formatting vif
bandwidth

- bsc#954872: libxl: Add support for
block-{dmmd,drbd,npiv} scripts

- bsc#964465: Remove 'Wants=xencommons.service' from
libvirtd service file

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/952849
https://bugzilla.suse.com/953110
https://bugzilla.suse.com/954872
https://bugzilla.suse.com/960305
https://bugzilla.suse.com/964465
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5313.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?110851df

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-531=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-531=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-531=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-531=1

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90305 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5313

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