SUSE-SU-2018:2650-1: moderate: Security update for kvm

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Fri Sep 7 10:08:36 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2650-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1092885 #1096223 #1098735 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-11806 CVE-2018-12617 CVE-2018-3639
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for kvm fixes the following security issues:

   - CVE-2018-12617: qmp_guest_file_read had an integer overflow that could
     have been exploited by sending a crafted QMP command (including
     guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening
     socket causing DoS (bsc#1098735)
   - CVE-2018-11806: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow via incoming
     fragmented datagrams (bsc#1096223)

   With this release the mitigations for Spectre v4 are moved the the patches
   from upstream (CVE-2018-3639, bsc#1092885).

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-kvm-13771=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 s390x x86_64):



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