SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2018:2631-1) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117354
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for libvirt fixes the following issues :
This new feature was added :
bsc#1094325, bsc#1094725: libxl: Enable virsh blockresize for XEN guests
This security issue was fixed: CVE-2017-5715: Additional fixes for the Spectre patches (bsc#1079869)
The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.
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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1843=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1843=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1843=1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1843=1