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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2012:1202-1: important: Security update for kvm
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1202-1
Rating: important
References: #764526 #777084
Cross-References: CVE-2012-2652 CVE-2012-3515
Affected Products:
SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


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 a temp file race has been fixed. (CVE-2012-2652)

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-3515
* CVE-2012-2652

Patch Instructions:

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

- SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2:

zypper in -t patch slestso12-kvm-6757

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

Package List:

- SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2 (s390x):



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