Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- Quick Emulator (QEMU) built with Network Block Device
(NBD) Server support was vulnerable to a NULL pointer
dereference issue. The flaw could occur when releasing a
client, which was not initialized due to failed
negotiation. A remote user or process could exploit this
flaw to crash the qemu-nbd server (denial of service).
(CVE-2017-9524)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d5c74c8e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101258 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9524

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