Scientific Linux Security Update : xen on SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 86894
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA heap buffer overflow flaw was found in the way QEMU's NE2000 NIC emulation implementation handled certain packets received over the network. A privileged user inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU instance (denial of service) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-5279)
After installing the updated packages, all running fully-virtualized guests must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.