SuSE 11.1 Security Update : KVM (SAT Patch Number 5655)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57725


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The following vulnerabilities have been fixed in KVM :

- buffer overflow in e1000 device emulation.

- missing initgroups() for -runas (CVE-2011-2527)


Apply SAT patch number 5655.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57725

File Name: suse_11_kvm-120116.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/30

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kvm, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2527, CVE-2012-0029