openSUSE Security Update : qemu (qemu-1537)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42860


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The VNC server of qemu was vulnerable to use-after-free bugs, that allowed the execution of code on the host system initiated from the guest system. This can be used to escape from the guest machine to the host machine. (CVE-2009-3616: CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5)


Update the affected qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42860

File Name: suse_11_1_qemu-091112.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/20

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3616

CWE: 399