RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-ma (RHSA-2018:2762)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117775

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for qemu-kvm-ma is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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-ma packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM on the IBM z Systems, IBM Power, and 64-bit ARM architectures.

Security Fix(es) :

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

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 Jskz - Zero Day Initiative (trendmicro.com) for reporting this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2762

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-11806

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117775

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2762.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/11/10

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: 8.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-img-ma, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-common-ma, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-ma, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-ma-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-tools-ma, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11806

RHSA: 2018:2762