ESB-2018.0101 - [SUSE] kvm: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-01-09

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                               ESB-2018.0101
               SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
                              9 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           kvm
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5715 CVE-2017-2633 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0002.4
                   ESB-2018.0090
                   ESB-2017.1109
                   ESB-2017.1022
                   ESB-2017.1017

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180039-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0039-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1026612 #1068032 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-2633 CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for kvm fixes the following issues:

   A security flaw mitigation 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)

   Also a security fix has been applied:

   - CVE-2017-2633: Fix various out of bounds access issues in the QEMU vnc
     infrastructure (bsc#1026612)


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 11-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm-13397=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-kvm-13397=1

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):

      kvm-1.4.2-53.14.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):

      kvm-1.4.2-53.14.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2633.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1026612
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1068032

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