Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : qemu, qemu-kvm vulnerabilities (USN-2182-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Michael S. Tsirkin discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled vmxnet3
devices. A local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host. This issue
only applied to Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-4544)

Michael S. Tsirkin discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled virtio-net
MAC addresses. A local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host.
(CVE-2014-0150)

Benoit Canet discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled SMART
self-tests. A local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host.
(CVE-2014-2894).

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

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73752 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66821
66932
66955

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4544
CVE-2014-0150
CVE-2014-2894

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