SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : KVM (SUSE-SU-2015:1152-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84443


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


KVM was updated to fix two security issues :

CVE-2015-3209: Heap overflow in qemu pcnet controller allowing guest to host escape. (bsc#932770)

CVE-2015-4037: Predictable directory names for smb configuration.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-kvm=10747

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kvm=10747

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84443

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1152-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/29

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux: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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3209, CVE-2015-4037

BID: 74809, 75123

OSVDB: 122500, 123147