Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 84114
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way QEMU's AMD PCnet Ethernet emulation handled multi-TMD packets with a length above 4096 bytes. A privileged guest user in a guest with an AMD PCNet ethernet card enabled could potentially use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting QEMU process. (CVE-2015-3209)
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.