Scientific Linux Security Update : kvm on SL5.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- Quick emulator (QEMU) built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx
VGA emulator support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds
access issue. It could occur while copying VGA data via
bitblt copy in backward mode. A privileged user inside a
guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process
resulting in DoS or potentially execute arbitrary code
on the host with privileges of QEMU process on the host.
(CVE-2017-2615)

- 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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?529447da

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97597 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2615
CVE-2017-2620

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