EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2018-1259)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117568
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the qemu-kvm packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the VGA display emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving display update.(CVE-2017-13672)

- The vga display update in mis-calculated the region for the dirty bitmap snapshot in case split screen mode is used causing a denial of service (assertion failure) in the cpu_physical_memory_snapshot_get_dirty function.(CVE-2017-13673)

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

Solution

Update the affected qemu-kvm packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?af8e12fe

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117568

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1259.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 9/18/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm-tools, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/25/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-13673