SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2018:1295-1) (Spectre)

high Nessus Plugin ID 109861



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for libvirt fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-5715: Spectre fixes for libvirt (bsc#1079869, bsc#1088147, bsc#1087887).

- CVE-2018-1064: Avoid denial of service reading from QEMU guest agent (bsc#1083625).

- CVE-2018-5748: Avoid denial of service reading from QEMU monitor (bsc#1076500). Bug fixes :

- bsc#1025340: Use xend for nodeGetFreeMemory API.

- bsc#960742: Allow read access to script directories in libvirtd AppArmor profile.

- bsc#936233: Introduce qemuDomainDefCheckABIStability.

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-libvirt-13600=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-libvirt-13600=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-libvirt-13600=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109861

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1295-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-python, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-1064, CVE-2018-5748

IAVA: 2018-A-0020