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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2015:0889-1: important: Security update for KVM
SUSE Security Update: Security update for KVM
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:0889-1
Rating: important
References: #929339
Cross-References: CVE-2015-3456
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It
includes one version update.

Description:


KVM was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive emulation,
which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks or potential
code execution against the host. This vulnerability is also known as
VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)

Security Issues:

* CVE-2015-3456
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3456>


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:

zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm=10672

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm=10672

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version:
1.4.2]:

kvm-1.4.2-0.22.27.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.4.2]:

kvm-1.4.2-0.22.27.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3456.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/929339

https://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=0004a1b76b4d8709b2022934a3603519

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