Debian DSA-3991-1 : qemu - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 103655

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: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/04

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2017/10/03

Reference Information

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

DSA: 3991