GLSA-201702-28 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 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-201702-28
(QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A local attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with
privileges of QEMU process on the host, gain privileges on the host
system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive
information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-28

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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