SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2016:0020-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87859
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for kvm fixes the following issues :
Security issues fixed :
- CVE-2015-7512: The receive packet size is now checked in the emulated pcnet driver, eliminating buffer overflow and potential security issue by malicious guest systems.
- CVE-2015-8345: A infinite loop in processing command block list was fixed that could be exploit by malicious guest systems (bsc#956829).
Bugs fixed :
- Fix cases of wrong clock values in kvmclock timekeeping (bsc#947164 and bsc#953187)
- Enforce pxe rom sizes to ensure migration compatibility.
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 YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :
zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm-12294=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :
zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm-12294=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.