Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/srpm/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 69013
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn unquoted search path flaw was found in the way the QEMU Guest Agent service installation was performed on Windows. Depending on the permissions of the directories in the unquoted search path, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to have a binary of their choosing executed with SYSTEM privileges. (CVE-2013-2231)
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 packages.