Fedora Core 6 : xen-3.0.3-8.fc6 (2007-343)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was found affecting the VNC server code in QEMU. On a fully
virtualized guest VM, where qemu monitor mode is enabled, a user who
had access to the VNC server could gain the ability to read arbitrary
files as root in the host filesystem. (CVE-2007-0998)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?03b712e6

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24882 (fedora_2007-343.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0998

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