GLSA-201602-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (Venom)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 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-201602-01
(QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker might cause a Denial of Service or gain escalated
privileges from a guest VM.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.5.0-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true