SuSE 11.2 Security Update : kvm (SAT Patch Number 6755)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The kvm qemu vt100 emulation was affected by a problem where specific
vt100 sequences could have been used by guest users to affect the
host. (CVE-2012-3515 aka XSA-17).

Also the following non security bugs have been fixed :

- permit qemu-kvm -device '?' even when no /dev/kvm.
(bnc#772586)

- SLES11SP2 KVM Virtio: on kvm guest, scsi inquiry was
still ok on the disabled subpaths. (bnc#770153)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770153
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772586
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777084
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3515.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6755.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64181 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3515

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