Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kvm (MDVSA-2009:009)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in VNC
server of kvm version 79 and earlier, which could lead to
denial-of-service attacks (CVE-2008-2382), and make it easier for
remote crackers to guess the VNC password (CVE-2008-5714).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected kvm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36990 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-009.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32910

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2382
CVE-2008-5714

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