SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : KVM (SUSE-SU-2015:1152-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

KVM was updated to fix two security issues :

CVE-2015-3209: Heap overflow in qemu pcnet controller allowing guest
to host escape. (bsc#932770)

CVE-2015-4037: Predictable directory names for smb configuration.
(bsc#932267)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/932267
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932770
http://www.nessus.org/u?008b7e82
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3209.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f93c1909

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm=10747

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm=10747

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84443 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74809
75123

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3209
CVE-2015-4037

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