RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-ma (RHSA-2018:3062)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118521

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 Low. 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.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
qemu-kvm-ma (2.12.0). (BZ#1562219)

Security Fix(es) :

* Qemu: memory exhaustion through framebuffer update request message in VNC server (CVE-2017-15124)

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.

This issue was discovered by Daniel Berrange (Red Hat).

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3062

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15124

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118521

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3062.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/31

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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: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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15124

RHSA: 2018:3062