SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2018:2631-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117354

Synopsis

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

Description

This 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.

Solution

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 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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1079869

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1091427

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094325

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094725

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1100112

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=959329

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c9b6683

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117354

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2631-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/07

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

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

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-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-network, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-hooks, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-nss-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715