Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86101
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn information leak flaw was found in the way QEMU's RTL8139 emulation implementation processed network packets under RTL8139 controller's C+ mode of operation. An unprivileged guest user could use this flaw to read up to 65 KB of uninitialized QEMU heap memory. (CVE-2015-5165)
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.