CentOS 7 : qemu-kvm (CESA-2018:1416)

low Nessus Plugin ID 110249
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An 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 Moderate. 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: cirrus: OOB access when updating VGA display (CVE-2018-7858)

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 Ross Lagerwall (Citrix.com) for reporting this issue.

Solution

Update the affected qemu-kvm packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3354e44a

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 110249

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-1416.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/31/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-7858

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:qemu-img:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:qemu-kvm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:qemu-kvm-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:qemu-kvm-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7858

RHSA: 2018:1416