GLSA-201706-03 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 100630


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-03 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker might cause a Denial of Service or gain escalated privileges from a guest VM.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.9.0-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100630

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201706-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/06

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:qemu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9603, CVE-2017-7377, CVE-2017-7471, CVE-2017-7493, CVE-2017-7718, CVE-2017-7980, CVE-2017-8086, CVE-2017-8112, CVE-2017-8309, CVE-2017-8379, CVE-2017-8380, CVE-2017-9060, CVE-2017-9310, CVE-2017-9330

GLSA: 201706-03