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openSUSE-SU-2012:0207-1: moderate: kvm: fixing initgroups bug and e1000 emulation overflow (CVE-2011-2527,CVE-2012-0029)
openSUSE Security Update: kvm: fixing initgroups bug and e1000 emulation
overflow (CVE-2011-2527,CVE-2012-0029)
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0207-1
Rating: moderate
References: #705304 #740165
Cross-References: CVE-2011-2527 CVE-2012-0029
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

A missing initgroups() call for the -runas option has been
fixed in kvm (CVE-2011-2527) as well as a buffer overflow
in the e1000 device emulation (CVE-2012-0029).


Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch kvm-5706

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

kvm-0.14.0.0-1.14.2


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2527.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0029.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/705304
https://bugzilla.novell.com/740165


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