Ubuntu 9.10 : qemu-kvm vulnerability (USN-863-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that QEMU did not properly setup the virtio
networking features available to its guests. A remote attacker could
exploit this to crash QEMU guests which use virtio networking on Linux
kernels earlier than 2.6.26.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43001 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0741