Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way QEMU-KVM emulated the e1000 network
interface card when the host was configured to accept jumbo network
frames, and a 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 this update, shut down all running virtual machines.
Once all virtual machines have shut down, start them again for this
update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8cd2861f

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: 65092 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6075