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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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