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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2012:1205-1: important: Security update for kvm
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1205-1
Rating: important
References: #770153 #772586 #777084
Cross-References: CVE-2012-3515
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has two fixes
is now available.

Description:


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 the following non security bugs have been fixed:

* permit qemu-kvm -device "?" even when no /dev/kvm
(bnc#772586)
* SLES11SP2 KVM Virtio: on kvm guest, scsi inquiry was
still ok on the disabled subpaths. (bnc#770153)

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2012-3515
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3515
>


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 SP2:

zypper in -t patch slessp2-kvm-6755

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:

zypper in -t patch sledsp2-kvm-6755

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):

kvm-0.15.1-0.23.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):

kvm-0.15.1-0.23.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3515.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/770153
https://bugzilla.novell.com/772586
https://bugzilla.novell.com/777084

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=b915637aa6799bbb7d5d889b2accf22e

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