Debian DSA-3920-1 : qemu - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 101985


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities were found in qemu, a fast processor emulator :

- CVE-2017-9310 Denial of service via infinite loop in e1000e NIC emulation.

- CVE-2017-9330 Denial of service via infinite loop in USB OHCI emulation.

- CVE-2017-9373 Denial of service via memory leak in IDE AHCI emulation.

- CVE-2017-9374 Denial of service via memory leak in USB EHCI emulation.

- CVE-2017-10664 Denial of service in qemu-nbd server.

- CVE-2017-10911 Information leak in Xen blkif response handling.


Upgrade the qemu packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), a separate DSA will be issued.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u1.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101985

File Name: debian_DSA-3920.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/27/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10664, CVE-2017-10911, CVE-2017-9310, CVE-2017-9330, CVE-2017-9373, CVE-2017-9374

DSA: 3920