GLSA-201609-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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-201609-01
(QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Local users within a guest QEMU environment can execute arbitrary code
within the host or a cause a Denial of Service condition of the QEMU
guest process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.7.0-r3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)