openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2018-996)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117475

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2018-12617: qmp_guest_file_read had an integer overflow that could have been exploited by sending a crafted QMP command (including guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening socket causing DoS (bsc#1098735)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Allow kvm group access to /dev/sev (bsc#1102604).

- Fix for the value used for reduced_phys_bits. Please update the reduced_phys_bits value used on the commandline or in libvirt XML to the value 1 (explicitly set now in QEMU code). (bsc#1103628)

- Fix (again) the qemu guest agent udev rule file, which got unfixed in a series of unfortunate events (bsc#1094898 and now bsc#1105279)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected qemu packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1094898

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1098735

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1102604

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1103628

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1105279

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117475

File Name: openSUSE-2018-996.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/13

Modified: 2018/09/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-gluster, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-gluster-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ipxe, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ksm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-seabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-sgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-vgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12617