Scientific Linux Security Update : xen on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way QEMU emulated the e1000 network interface
card when the host was configured to accept jumbo network frames, and
a fully- virtualized guest using the e1000 emulated driver was not. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the guest or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges in the guest.
(CVE-2012-6075)

After installing the updated packages, all running fully-virtualized
guests must be restarted for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7b292872

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65090 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6075