SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2018:0039-1) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105684
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for kvm fixes the following issues: A security flaw mitigation 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) Also a security fix has 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-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm-13397=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-kvm-13397=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.