SUSE-SU-2019:14097-1: important: Security update for libvirt

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Fri Jun 21 07:23:29 MDT 2019

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for libvirt

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:14097-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1131595 #1138301 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-10161 CVE-2019-3886
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for libvirt fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2019-10161: Fixed virDomainSaveImageGetXMLDesc API which could
     accept a path parameter pointing anywhere on the system and potentially
     leading to execution
     of a malicious file with root privileges by libvirtd (bsc#1138301).
   - CVE-2019-3886: Fixed a information exposure which allowed to retrieve
     the guest hostname under readonly mode (bsc#1131595).

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-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-libvirt-14097=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libvirt-14097=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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