Fedora 26 : 2:qemu (2017-9149114fba)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104446


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fix usb3 drive issues with windows guests (bz #1493196)

- CVE-2017-15038: 9p: information disclosure when reading extended attributes (bz #1499111)

- CVE-2017-15268: potential memory exhaustion via websock connection to VNC (bz #1496882)

- CVE-2017-14167: multiboot OOB access while loading kernel image (bz #1489376)

- CVE-2017-13672: vga: OOB read access during display update (bz #1486561)

- CVE-2017-12809: flushing of empty CDROM drives leads to NULL deref (bz #1483536)

- CVE-2017-11434 slirp: out-of-bounds read while parsing dhcp options (bz #1472612)

- Fix sending multimedia keys through spice (bz #1471758)

- Another ppc64le binfmt fix (bz #1500526)

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Update the affected 2:qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104446

File Name: fedora_2017-9149114fba.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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


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:fedoraproject:fedora:2:qemu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11434, CVE-2017-12809, CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-14167, CVE-2017-15038, CVE-2017-15268