kvm < 83-272 el5+ Venom Vulnerability

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801943

Synopsis

The kvm server is vulnerable to the Venom remote code execution attack.

Description

The remote host is running a version of kvm which is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds memory access flaw, which can cause a crash or execution of arbitrary code on the host.

Solution

Upgrade to kvm 83-272.

See Also

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1003.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801943

File Name: 801943.prm

Family: Generic

Nessus ID: 83420, 83421, 83418, 83419, 83422, 83429, 83430, 83425, 83428, 83426, 83427, 83457, 83460, 83458, 83459, 83438

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3456