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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.
KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution
for Linux on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems. The qemu-kvm packages provide
the user-space component for running virtual machines using KVM.
Security Fix(es) :
* An out-of-bounds read/write access flaw was found in the way QEMU's
VGA emulation with VESA BIOS Extensions (VBE) support performed
read/write operations via I/O port methods. A privileged guest user
could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the
privileges of the host's QEMU process. (CVE-2016-3710)
Red Hat would like to thank Wei Xiao (360 Marvel Team) and Qinghao
Tang (360 Marvel Team) for reporting this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false