SuSE 11 Security Update : KVM (SAT Patch Number 1553)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of QEMU KVM fixes the following bugs :

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

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

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

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
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3616.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3638.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3640.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1553.

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: 42867 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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