Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101258
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- Quick Emulator (QEMU) built with Network Block Device (NBD) Server support was vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue. The flaw could occur when releasing a client, which was not initialized due to failed negotiation. A remote user or process could exploit this flaw to crash the qemu-nbd server (denial of service).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.