SUSE-SU-2012:1202-1: important: Security update for kvm

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Tue Sep 18 07:08:33 MDT 2012

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:1202-1
Rating:             important
References:         #764526 #777084 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-2652 CVE-2012-3515
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   The kvm qemu vt100 emulation was affected by a problem
   where specific vt100  sequences could have been used by
   guest users to affect the host.  (CVE-2012-3515 aka XSA-17).

   Also a temp file race has been fixed. (CVE-2012-2652)

   Security Issue references:

   * CVE-2012-3515
   * CVE-2012-2652

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2:

      zypper in -t patch slestso12-kvm-6757

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2 (s390x):



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