SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for qemu-kvm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM.
Security Fix(es) :
* Qemu: vga: OOB read access during display update (CVE-2017-13672)
* Qemu: Slirp: use-after-free when sending response (CVE-2017-13711)
* Qemu: memory exhaustion through framebuffer update request message in VNC server (CVE-2017-15124)
* Qemu: I/O: potential memory exhaustion via websock connection to VNC (CVE-2017-15268)
* Qemu: Out-of-bounds read in vga_draw_text routine (CVE-2018-5683)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Red Hat would like to thank David Buchanan for reporting CVE-2017-13672; Wjjzhang (Tencent.com) for reporting CVE-2017-13711;
and Jiang Xin and Lin ZheCheng for reporting CVE-2018-5683. The CVE-2017-15124 issue was discovered by Daniel Berrange (Red Hat).
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.
File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0816.nasl
Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent
CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-tools, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu
Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2018
Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/1/2017