SUSE SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2019:0471-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122419

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-6778: Fixed a heap buffer overflow issue in the SLiRP networking implementation (bsc#1123156).

CVE-2018-16872: Fixed a host security vulnerability related to handling symlinks in usb-mtp (bsc#1119493).

CVE-2018-19489: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability in virtfs (bsc#1117275).

CVE-2018-19364: Fixed a use-after-free if the virtfs interface resulting in a denial of service (bsc#1116717).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-471=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1116717

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117275

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1119493

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1123156

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16872/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19364/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19489/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-6778/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3e4ba233

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122419

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0471-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/25

Updated: 2020/02/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-s390, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-s390-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16872, CVE-2018-19364, CVE-2018-19489, CVE-2019-6778