RHEL 6 : qemu-kvm-rhev (RHSA-2017:0351)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for qemu-kvm-rhev is now available for RHEV 3.X Hypervisor
and Agents for RHEL-6.

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 a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm-rhev packages
provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use
KVM in environments managed by Red Hat products.

Security Fix(es) :

* Quick emulator (QEMU) built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator
support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds access issue. The issue
could occur while copying VGA data in cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo. A
privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU
process OR potentially execute arbitrary code on host with privileges
of the QEMU process. (CVE-2017-2620)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2620.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0351.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97489 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2620

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