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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2012.0817.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2012:0817-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'hyper-v' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0817-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'hyper-v' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0817-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The Hyper-V userland daemon was updated to match the current kernel Hyper-V feature level.

It brings key-value-pair storage that can be queried by the kernel via the netlink interface and can pass information out to the Hyper-V hypervisor.

The netlink query code was adjusted to only allow the Linux kernel to access it via netlink messages (CVE-2012-2669).

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2012-2669
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Affected Software/OS:
'hyper-v' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
2.1

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2669
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/06/06/12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/27/12
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1526 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00042.html
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