openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2019-254)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122495
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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-2018-18954: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability related to PowerPC PowerNV memory operations (bsc#1114957).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Improved disk performance for qemu on xen (bsc#1100408).

- Fixed xen offline migration (bsc#1079730, bsc#1101982, bsc#1063993).

- Fixed pwrite64/pread64/write to return 0 over -1 for a zero length NULL buffer in qemu (bsc#1121600).

- Use /bin/bash to echo value into sys fs for ksm control (bsc#1112646).

- Return specification exception for unimplemented diag 308 subcodes rather than a hardware error (bsc#1123179).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected qemu packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1063993

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1079730

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100408

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1101982

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1112646

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1114957

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1116717

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1117275

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1119493

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1121600

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1123156

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1123179

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122495

File Name: openSUSE-2019-254.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/28/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

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:opensuse:qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-arm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-dmg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-gluster, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-gluster-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ipxe, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ksm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-linux-user-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-ppc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-s390-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-seabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-sgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-vgabios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:qemu-x86-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16872, CVE-2018-18954, CVE-2018-19364, CVE-2018-19489, CVE-2019-6778