SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2016:2053-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93287
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for libvirt fixes one security issue :
- CVE-2016-5008: Empty VNC password disables authentication. (bsc#987527) Additionally, the update includes the following non-security fixes :
- Improve waiting for block job readines in virsh.
- Parse negative values in augeas lenses. (bsc#975729)
- Restart daemons in %posttrans after connection drivers have been processed. (bsc#854343, bsc#968483)
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 Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1208=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1208=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1208=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1208=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.