GLSA-201804-08 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (Spectre)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108929

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201804-08 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.11.1-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-08

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108929

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-08.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2018

Updated: 9/11/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:qemu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/1/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-15124, CVE-2017-16845, CVE-2017-17381, CVE-2017-18030, CVE-2017-18043, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-5683, CVE-2018-5748, CVE-2018-7550

GLSA: 201804-08

IAVA: 2018-A-0020