SuSE 11.3 Security Update : KVM (SAT Patch Number 10672)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83515


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


KVM was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the floppy drive emulation, which could be used to carry out denial of service attacks or potential code execution against the host. This vulnerability is also known as VENOM. (CVE-2015-3456)


Apply SAT patch number 10672.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83515

File Name: suse_11_kvm-150513.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/18

Modified: 2015/06/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3456

IAVA: 2015-A-0115