SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2018:0019-1) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105581
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for kvm fixes the following issues: Also a mitigation for a security flaw has been applied :
- CVE-2017-5715: QEMU was updated to allow passing through new MSR and CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to allow enabling/disabling branch prediction features in the Intel CPU. (bsc#1068032) Security fixes have been applied :
- CVE-2017-2633: Fix various out of bounds access issues in the QEMU vnc infrastructure (bsc#1026612)
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.
SolutionTo 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-13393=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.