Debian DLA-1071-1 : qemu-kvm security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 102805
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMultiple vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu-kvm, a full virtualization solution for Linux hosts on x86 hardware with x86 guests based on the Quick Emulator(Qemu).
Denial of service via infinite loop in the USB OHCI emulation
Denial of service via VNC audio capture
Denial of service in qemu-nbd server, qemu-io and qemu-img.
Denial of service via a crafted DHCP options string
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected kvm, qemu-kvm, and qemu-kvm-dbg packages.