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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2015:0870-1: important: Security update for kvm
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:0870-1
Rating: important
References: #920571 #924018
Cross-References: CVE-2015-1779
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available. It includes one version update.

Description:


This update for KVM fixes an issue in the virtio-blk driver which could
result in incorrectly setting its WCE configuration. Under some
circumstances, this misconfiguration could cause severe file system
corruption, because cache flushes were not generated as they ought to have
been.

The update also addresses one security vulnerability:

* CVE-2015-1779: Insufficient resource limiting in VNC websockets
decoder. (bsc#924018)

Security Issues:

* CVE-2015-1779
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1779>


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=10645

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm=10645

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-1.4.2-0.22.25.1

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

kvm-1.4.2-0.22.25.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1779.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/920571
https://bugzilla.suse.com/924018

https://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=5ce7157b96103bdd850e596ab6dff1ba

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