openSUSE Security Update : kvm (kvm-1547)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of QEMU KVM fixes the following bugs :

- CVE-2009-3616: CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 use-after-free
bug in VNC code which might be used to execute code on
the host system injected from the guest system

- CVE-2009-3638: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 integer overflow
in kvm_dev_ioctl_get_supported_cpuid()

- CVE-2009-3640: CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1
update_cr8_intercept() NULL pointer dereference

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540247
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=547555
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=547624
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=549487
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550072
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550732
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550917

Solution :

Update the affected kvm packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42864 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3616
CVE-2009-3638
CVE-2009-3640

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