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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:0010-1: important: Security update for kvm
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kvm

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0010-1
Rating: important
References: #947164 #950590 #953187 #956829 #957162
Cross-References: CVE-2015-7512 CVE-2015-8345
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has three
fixes is now available.


This update for kvm fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:
- CVE-2015-7512: The receive packet size is now checked in the emulated
pcnet driver, eliminating buffer overflow and potential security issue
by malicious guest systems. (bsc#957162)
- CVE-2015-8345: A infinite loop in processing command block list was
fixed that could be exploit by malicious guest systems (bsc#956829).

Other bugs fixed:
- To assist users past the migration incompatibility discussed in
bsc#950590 (restore migration compatibility with SLE11 SP3 and SLE12, at
the unfortunate expense to prior SLE11 SP4 kvm release compatability
when a virtio-net device is used), print a message which references the
support document TID 7017048. See
- Fix cases of wrong clock values in kvmclock timekeeping (bsc#947164 and
- Enforce pxe rom sizes to ensure migration compatibility. (bsc#950590)
- Fix kvm live migration fails between sles11 sp3 and sp4 (bsc#950590)

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-SP4:

zypper in -t patch slessp4-kvm-12293=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4:

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-kvm-12293=1

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

Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 s390x x86_64):


- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):



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