SUSE Security Update: Security update for qemu ______________________________________________________________________________
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:1782-1 Rating: important References: #902737 #928308 #934506 #934517 #936537 #937125 #937572 #938344 #939216 #943446 #944017 #945404 #945778 #945987 #945989 Cross-References: CVE-2014-7815 CVE-2015-5154 CVE-2015-5278 CVE-2015-5279 CVE-2015-6855 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 ______________________________________________________________________________
An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has 10 fixes is now available.
qemu was updated to fix several security issues and bugs.
The following vulnerabilities were fixed: - CVE-2015-5154: Heap-based buffer overflow in the IDE subsystem in QEMU, when the container has a CDROM drive enabled, allows local guest users to execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified ATAPI commands. (bsc#938344). - CVE-2015-5278: QEMU was vulnerable to an infinite loop issue that could occur when receiving packets over the network. (bsc#945989) - CVE-2015-5279: QEMU was vulnerable to a heap buffer overflow issue that could occur when receiving packets over the network. (bsc#945987) - CVE-2015-6855: QEMU was vulnerable to a divide by zero issue that could occur while executing an IDE command WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX to determine the maximum size of a drive. (bsc#945404) - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c in QEMU allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value. (bsc#902737):
Also these non-security issues were fixed: - bsc#937572: Fixed dictzip on big endian systems - bsc#934517: Fix 'info tlb' causes guest to freeze - bsc#934506: Fix vte monitor consol looks empy - bsc#937125: Fix parsing of scsi-disk wwn uint64 property - bsc#945778: Drop .probe hooks for DictZip and tar block drivers - bsc#937572: Fold common-obj-y -> block-obj-y change into original patches - bsc#928308,bsc#944017: Fix virtio-ccw index errors when initrd gets too large - bsc#936537: Fix possible qemu-img error when converting to compressed qcow2 image - bsc#939216: Fix reboot fail after install using uefi - bsc#943446: qemu-img convert doesn't create MB aligned VHDs anymore
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-715=1
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-715=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):