Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64 (20180816)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111807

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow while reassembling fragmented datagrams (CVE-2018-11806)

- QEMU: i386: multiboot OOB access while loading kernel image (CVE-2018-7550)

Bug Fix(es) :

- Previously, live migrating a Windows guest in some cases caused the guest to become unresponsive. This update ensures that Real-time Clock (RTC) interrupts are not missed, which prevents the problem from occurring.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?29c7e740

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111807

File Name: sl_20180816_qemu_kvm_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/17

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-tools, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11806, CVE-2018-7550