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VPR Score: 8.4
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for qemu fixes the following issues :
qemu was updated to v126.96.36.199, a stable, bug-fix-only release, which includes 2 fixes we already carry, as well as one additional use- after-free fix in slirp. (CVE-2018-20126 bsc#1119991, CVE-2019-14378 bsc#1143794, and CVE-2019-15890 bsc#1149811 respectively)
Security issues fixed :
CVE-2019-12068: Fixed potential DOS in lsi scsi controller emulation (bsc#1146873)
CVE-2019-11135: Expose taa-no 'feature', indicating CPU does not have the TSX Async Abort vulnerability. (bsc#1152506)
CVE-2018-12207: Expose pschange-mc-no 'feature', indicating CPU does not have the page size change machine check vulnerability (bsc#1117665)
Other issues fixed: Change how this bug gets fixed (bsc#1144087)
Disable file locking in the Xen PV disk backend to avoid locking issues with PV domUs during migration. The issues triggered by the locking can not be properly handled in libxl. The locking introduced in qemu-2.10 was removed again in qemu-4.0. (bsc#1079730, bsc#1098403, bsc#1111025, bsc#1145427, bsc#1145774)
Feature support for vfio-ccw dasd ipl (bsc#1145379 jira-SLE-6132)
Additional hardware instruction support for s390, also update qemu linux headers to 5.2-rc1 (bsc#1145436 jira-SLE-6237)
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-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2019-2955=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2955=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2955=1