Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : x11-driver-video-qxl (MDVSA-2013:138)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated x11-driver-video-qxl package fixes security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way the host's qemu-kvm qxl driver and the
guest's X.Org qxl driver interacted when a SPICE connection
terminated. A user able to initiate a SPICE connection to a guest
could use this flaw to make the guest temporarily unavailable or,
potentially (if the sysctl kernel.softlockup_panic variable was set to
1 in the guest), crash the guest (CVE-2013-0241).

Solution :

Update the affected x11-driver-video-qxl package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66150 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57637

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0241

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