openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2018-20) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105741
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for qemu fixes the following issues :
This update for qemu fixes the following issues :
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)
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected qemu packages.