GLSA-201408-17 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-17
(QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201408-17

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.0.0-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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