Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : qemu (MDVSA-2009:008)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in VNC
server of qemu version 0.9.1 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 dkms-kqemu, qemu and / or qemu-img packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36993 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-008.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32910

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2382

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