Debian DSA-3991-1 : qemu - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 103655
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

- CVE-2017-9375 Denial of service via memory leak in USB XHCI emulation.

- CVE-2017-12809 Denial of service in the CDROM device drive emulation.

- CVE-2017-13672 Denial of service in VGA display emulation.

- CVE-2017-13711 Denial of service in SLIRP networking support.

- CVE-2017-14167 Incorrect validation of multiboot headers could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the qemu packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u3.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-9375

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-12809

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-13672

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-13711

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-14167

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/qemu

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3991

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103655

File Name: debian_DSA-3991.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/4/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12809, CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-13711, CVE-2017-14167, CVE-2017-9375

DSA: 3991