openSUSE Security Update : kvm (openSUSE-SU-2012:0207-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75889


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A missing initgroups() call for the -runas option has been fixed in kvm (CVE-2011-2527) as well as a buffer overflow in the e1000 device emulation (CVE-2012-0029).


Update the affected kvm packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75889

File Name: suse_11_4_kvm-120124.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:opensuse:kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/24

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 74752, 78506