SUSE SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2019:0489-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122471
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

Security issues 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).

CVE-2018-7858: Fixed a denial of service which could occur while updating the VGA display, after guest has adjusted the display dimensions (bsc#1084604).

CVE-2017-13673: Fixed a denial of service in the cpu_physical_memory_snapshot_get_dirty function.

CVE-2017-13672: Fixed a denial of service via vectors involving display update.

Non-security issues fixed: Fixed bad guest time after migration (bsc#1113231).

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-489=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-489=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-489=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-489=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-489=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084604

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1113231

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-2017-13672/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13673/

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-2018-7858/

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?2d7d5bad

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122471

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0489-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/27/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-ssh-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, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86-debuginfo, 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: 2/26/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-13673, CVE-2018-16872, CVE-2018-19364, CVE-2018-19489, CVE-2018-7858, CVE-2019-6778