SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2016:2902-1)

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 :

- Address various security/stability issues

- Fix OOB access in xlnx.xpx-ethernetlite emulation
(CVE-2016-7161 bsc#1001151)

- Fix OOB access in VMware SVGA emulation (CVE-2016-7170
bsc#998516)

- Fix DOS in ColdFire Fast Ethernet Controller emulation
(CVE-2016-7908 bsc#1002550)

- Fix DOS in USB xHCI emulation (CVE-2016-8576
bsc#1003878)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs (CVE-2016-8578 bsc#1003894)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs (CVE-2016-9105 bsc#1007494)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs (CVE-2016-8577 bsc#1003893)

- Plug data leak in virtio-9pfs interface (CVE-2016-9103
bsc#1007454)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs interface (CVE-2016-9102
bsc#1007450)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs (CVE-2016-9106 bsc#1007495)

- Fix DOS in 16550A UART emulation (CVE-2016-8669
bsc#1004707)

- Fix DOS in PC-Net II emulation (CVE-2016-7909
bsc#1002557)

- Fix DOS in PRO100 emulation (CVE-2016-9101 bsc#1007391)

- Fix DOS in RTL8139 emulation (CVE-2016-8910 bsc#1006538)

- Fix DOS in Intel HDA controller emulation (CVE-2016-8909
bsc#1006536)

- Fix DOS in virtio-9pfs (CVE-2016-9104 bsc#1007493)

- Fix DOS in JAZZ RC4030 emulation (CVE-2016-8667
bsc#1004702)

- Patch queue updated from
https://gitlab.suse.de/virtualization/qemu.git SLE11-SP4

- Remove semi-contradictory and now determined erroneous
statement in kvm-supported.txt regarding not running ntp
in kvm guest when kvm-clock is used. It is now
recommended to use ntp in guest in this case.

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/1001151
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1002550
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1002557
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003878
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003893
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003894
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1004702
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1004707
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1006536
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1006538
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007391
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007450
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007454
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007493
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007494
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007495
https://bugzilla.suse.com/998516
https://gitlab.suse.de/virtualization/qemu.git
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7161.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7170.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7908.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7909.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8576.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8577.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8578.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8667.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8669.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8909.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8910.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9101.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9102.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9103.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9104.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9105.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9106.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?674d067a

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-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-kvm-12855=1

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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