SuSE 11.3 Security Update : KVM (SAT Patch Number 10672)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

KVM was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive
emulation, which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks
or potential code execution against the host. This vulnerability is
also known as VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=929339
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3456.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10672.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83515 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3456

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