SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2019:0553-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 123780
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libvirt fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-3840: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in virJSONValueObjectHasKey function which could have resulted in a remote denial of service via the guest agent (bsc#1127458).

Other issues fixed: libxl: save current memory value after successful balloon (bsc#1120813).

spec: Don't restart libvirt-guests when updating libvirt-client (bsc#1104662).

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-7-2019-553=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-553=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-553=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-553=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-553=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104662

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120813

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1127458

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-3840/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb812b7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123780

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0553-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/5/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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-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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3840