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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 Moderate. 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 the Network Block Device (NBD)
Server support is vulnerable to a crash via a SIGPIPE signal. The
crash can occur if a client aborts a connection due to any failure
during negotiation or read operation. A remote user/process could use
this flaw to crash the qemu-nbd server resulting in a DoS.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true