Debian DLA-1497-1 : qemu security update (Spectre)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117351

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were found in qemu, a fast processor emulator :

CVE-2015-8666

Heap-based buffer overflow in QEMU when built with the Q35-chipset-based PC system emulator

CVE-2016-2198

NULL pointer dereference in ehci_caps_write in the USB EHCI support that may result in denial of service

CVE-2016-6833

Use after free while writing in the vmxnet3 device that could be used to cause a denial of service

CVE-2016-6835

Buffer overflow in vmxnet_tx_pkt_parse_headers() in vmxnet3 device that could result in denial of service

CVE-2016-8576

Infinite loop vulnerability in xhci_ring_fetch in the USB xHCI support

CVE-2016-8667 / CVE-2016-8669

Divide by zero errors in set_next_tick in the JAZZ RC4030 chipset emulator, and in serial_update_parameters of some serial devices, that could result in denial of service

CVE-2016-9602

Improper link following with VirtFS

CVE-2016-9603

Heap buffer overflow via vnc connection in the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA emulator support

CVE-2016-9776

Infinite loop while receiving data in the ColdFire Fast Ethernet Controller emulator

CVE-2016-9907

Memory leakage in the USB redirector usb-guest support

CVE-2016-9911

Memory leakage in ehci_init_transfer in the USB EHCI support

CVE-2016-9914 / CVE-2016-9915 / CVE-2016-9916

Plan 9 File System (9pfs): add missing cleanup operation in FileOperations, in the handle backend and in the proxy backend driver

CVE-2016-9921 / CVE-2016-9922

Divide by zero in cirrus_do_copy in the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator support

CVE-2016-10155

Memory leak in hw/watchdog/wdt_i6300esb.c allowing local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service via a large number of device unplug operations.

CVE-2017-2615 / CVE-2017-2620 / CVE-2017-18030 / CVE-2018-5683 / CVE-2017-7718

Out-of-bounds access issues in the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA emulator support, that could result in denial of service

CVE-2017-5525 / CVE-2017-5526

Memory leakage issues in the ac97 and es1370 device emulation

CVE-2017-5579

Most memory leakage in the 16550A UART emulation

CVE-2017-5667

Out-of-bounds access during multi block SDMA transfer in the SDHCI emulation support.

CVE-2017-5715

Mitigations against the Spectre v2 vulnerability. For more information please refer to https://www.qemu.org/2018/01/04/spectre/

CVE-2017-5856

Memory leak in the MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support

CVE-2017-5973 / CVE-2017-5987 / CVE-2017-6505

Infinite loop issues in the USB xHCI, in the transfer mode register of the SDHCI protocol, and the USB ohci_service_ed_list

CVE-2017-7377

9pfs: host memory leakage via v9fs_create

CVE-2017-7493

Improper access control issues in the host directory sharing via 9pfs support.

CVE-2017-7980

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Cirrus VGA device that could allow local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service

CVE-2017-8086

9pfs: host memory leakage via v9pfs_list_xattr

CVE-2017-8112

Infinite loop in the VMWare PVSCSI emulation

CVE-2017-8309 / CVE-2017-8379

Host memory leakage issues via the audio capture buffer and the keyboard input event handlers

CVE-2017-9330

Infinite loop due to incorrect return value in USB OHCI that may result in denial of service

CVE-2017-9373 / CVE-2017-9374

Host memory leakage during hot unplug in IDE AHCI and USB emulated devices that could result in denial of service

CVE-2017-9503

NULL pointer dereference while processing megasas command

CVE-2017-10806

Stack buffer overflow in USB redirector

CVE-2017-10911

Xen disk may leak stack data via response ring

CVE-2017-11434

Out-of-bounds read while parsing Slirp/DHCP options

CVE-2017-14167

Out-of-bounds access while processing multiboot headers that could result in the execution of arbitrary code

CVE-2017-15038

9pfs: information disclosure when reading extended attributes

CVE-2017-15289

Out-of-bounds write access issue in the Cirrus graphic adaptor that could result in denial of service

CVE-2017-16845

Information leak in the PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation support that could be exploited during instance migration

CVE-2017-18043

Integer overflow in the macro ROUND_UP (n, d) that could result in denial of service

CVE-2018-7550

Incorrect handling of memory during multiboot that could may result in execution of arbitrary code

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/qemu

https://www.qemu.org/2018/01/04/spectre/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117351

File Name: debian_DLA-1497.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/07

Modified: 2018/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-arm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-mips, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-misc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-ppc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-sparc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-system-x86, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-user, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-user-binfmt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-user-static, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:qemu-utils, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8666, CVE-2016-10155, CVE-2016-2198, CVE-2016-6833, CVE-2016-6835, CVE-2016-8576, CVE-2016-8667, CVE-2016-8669, CVE-2016-9602, CVE-2016-9603, CVE-2016-9776, CVE-2016-9907, CVE-2016-9911, CVE-2016-9914, CVE-2016-9915, CVE-2016-9916, CVE-2016-9921, CVE-2016-9922, CVE-2017-10806, CVE-2017-10911, CVE-2017-11434, CVE-2017-14167, CVE-2017-15038, CVE-2017-15289, CVE-2017-16845, CVE-2017-18030, CVE-2017-18043, CVE-2017-2615, CVE-2017-2620, CVE-2017-5525, CVE-2017-5526, CVE-2017-5579, CVE-2017-5667, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5856, CVE-2017-5973, CVE-2017-5987, CVE-2017-6505, CVE-2017-7377, CVE-2017-7493, CVE-2017-7718, CVE-2017-7980, CVE-2017-8086, CVE-2017-8112, CVE-2017-8309, CVE-2017-8379, CVE-2017-9330, CVE-2017-9373, CVE-2017-9374, CVE-2017-9503, CVE-2018-5683, CVE-2018-7550