ESB-2018.0047 - [SUSE] qemu: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-01-04

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.0047
              SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu
                              4 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           qemu
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5715  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0002.2
                   ESB-2018.0042

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180007-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0007-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1052825 #1068032 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
                    SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL
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   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.

Description:

   This update for qemu fixes the following issues:

   A new feature was added:

   - Support EPYC vCPU type (bsc#1052825 fate#324038)

   Also a mitigation for a security problem has been applied:

   - CVE-2017-5715: QEMU was updated to allow passing through new MSR and
     CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to allow enabling/disabling
     branch prediction features in the Intel CPU. (bsc#1068032)


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-9=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-9=1

   - SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2018-9=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      qemu-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-curl-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-iscsi-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-ssh-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-guest-agent-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-lang-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-tools-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 x86_64):

      qemu-block-rbd-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (s390x x86_64):

      qemu-kvm-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (ppc64le):

      qemu-ppc-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-ppc-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64):

      qemu-arm-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-arm-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):

      qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-6.9.2
      qemu-seabios-1.10.2-6.9.2
      qemu-sgabios-8-6.9.2
      qemu-vgabios-1.10.2-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (x86_64):

      qemu-x86-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (s390x):

      qemu-s390-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-s390-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):

      qemu-ipxe-1.0.0-6.9.2
      qemu-seabios-1.10.2-6.9.2
      qemu-sgabios-8-6.9.2
      qemu-vgabios-1.10.2-6.9.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):

      qemu-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-curl-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-block-curl-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-kvm-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-tools-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-tools-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-x86-2.9.1-6.9.2

   - SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL (x86_64):

      qemu-debugsource-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-guest-agent-2.9.1-6.9.2
      qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo-2.9.1-6.9.2


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052825
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1068032

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