kvm < 83-272 el5+ Venom Vulnerability

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801943
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The kvm server is vulnerable to the Venom remote code execution attack.


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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801943

Family: Generic

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3456