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KVM VNC "protocol_client_msg()" Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-12-23    Last Update:  2008-12-26    Views:  5,171

Secunia Advisory SA33303

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in KVM, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The security issue is caused due to the use of vulnerable QEMU code.

For more information:
SA33293

The security issue is reported in version kvm-79 and prior. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version kvm-82.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Alfredo Ortega, Core Security Technologies

Original Advisory:
KVM:
http://kvm.qumranet.com/kvmwiki/ChangeLog

Core Security Technologies:
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vnc-remote-dos

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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