Fedora 16 : qemu-0.15.1-7.fc16 (2012-11305)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- CVE-2012-2652: Possible symlink attacks with -snapshot
(bz 825697, bz 824919)

- Fix systemtap tapsets (bz 831763)

- Fix qmp response race caused by spice server bug (bz
744015)

- Fix text mode screendumps (bz 819155)

- Don't renable ksm on update (bz 815156)

- Fix RPM install error on non-virt machines (bz 660629)

- Obsolete openbios to fix upgrade dependency issues (bz
694802)

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824919
http://www.nessus.org/u?51fb4ae0

Solution :

Update the affected qemu package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61472 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53725

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2652

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