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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)

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

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


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):



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