SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2018:4086-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120185
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for qemu fixes the following issues :
Security issue fixed :
CVE-2018-16847: Fixed an out of bounds r/w buffer access in cmb operations (bsc#1114529).
Non-security issue fixed: Fixed serial console issue in SLES 12 SP2 that triggered a qemu-kvm bug (bsc#1108474).
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 Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-2913=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2913=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2913=1