openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2018-8) (Spectre)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105641
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

A new feature was added :

- Support EPYC vCPU type (bsc#1052825 fate#324038)

Also a mitigation for a security problem has been applied :

- CVE-2017-5715: QEMU was updated to allow passing through new MSR and CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to allow enabling/disabling branch prediction features in the Intel CPU. (bsc#1068032)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected qemu packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1052825

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1068032

https://features.opensuse.org/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105641

File Name: openSUSE-2018-8.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/8/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ipxe, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ksm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-seabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-sgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-vgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715

IAVA: 2018-A-0020