openSUSE Security Update : kvm (kvm-412)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40019

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Rogue VNC clients could make the built in VNC server of kvm run into an infinite loop (CVE-2008-2382)

An off-by-one bug limited the length of VNC passwords to seven instead of eight (CVE-2008-5714)

Virtualized guests could potentially execute code on the host by triggering a buffer overflow in the network emulation code via large ethernet frames (CVE-2007-5729)

Virtualized guests could potentially execute code on the host by triggering a heap based buffer overflow in the Cirrus Graphics card emulation (CVE-2007-1320).

Solution

Update the affected kvm package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=252519

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448551

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464141

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464142

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40019

File Name: suse_11_0_kvm-090112.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1320, CVE-2007-5729, CVE-2008-2382, CVE-2008-5714

CWE: 119, 189, 399