Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60989
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way the VNC 'password' option was handled.
Clearingaa password disabled VNC authentication, allowing a remote user able to connect to the virtual machines' VNC ports to open a VNC session without authentication. (CVE-2011-0011)
After installing this update, shut down all running virtual machines.
Once all virtual machines have shut down, start them again for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected qemu-img, qemu-kvm and / or qemu-kvm-tools packages.