EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : kvm (EulerOS-SA-2018-1233)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117542
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the kvm package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.(CVE-2017-5715)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected kvm package.