openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2018-8) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105641
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for qemu fixes the following issues :
A new feature was added :
- Support EPYC vCPU type (bsc#1052825 fate#324038)
Also a mitigation for a security problem 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)
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected qemu packages.