Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- An integer overflow flaw and an out-of-bounds read flaw
were found in the way QEMU's VGA emulator set certain
VGA registers while in VBE mode. A privileged guest user
could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance.
(CVE-2016-3712)

- An infinite loop flaw was found in the way QEMU's e1000
NIC emulation implementation processed data using
transmit or receive descriptors under certain
conditions. A privileged user inside a guest could use
this flaw to crash the QEMU instance. (CVE-2016-1981)

Additional Changes :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?636b3da8

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95858 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1981
CVE-2016-3712

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