Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kvm (MDVSA-2009:009)
High Nessus Plugin ID 36990
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSecurity vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in VNC server of kvm version 79 and earlier, which could lead to denial-of-service attacks (CVE-2008-2382), and make it easier for remote crackers to guess the VNC password (CVE-2008-5714).
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.
SolutionUpdate the affected kvm package.