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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for qemu-kvm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full virtualization solution
for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm package provides
the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM.
Security Fix(es) :
* Quick Emulator (QEMU) built with Network Block Device (NBD) Server
support was vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue. The flaw
could occur when releasing a client, which was not initialized due to
failed negotiation. A remote user or process could exploit this flaw
to crash the qemu-nbd server (denial of service). (CVE-2017-9524)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false