NewStart CGSL MAIN 5.04 : qemu-kvm Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0005)

high Nessus Plugin ID 127149
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Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version MAIN 5.04, has qemu-kvm packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Quick Emulator (QEMU), compiled with the PC System Emulator with multiboot feature support, is vulnerable to an OOB r/w memory access issue. The issue could occur due to an integer overflow while loading a kernel image during a guest boot. A user or process could use this flaw to potentially achieve arbitrary code execution on a host. (CVE-2017-14167)

- Quick emulator (QEMU), compiled with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator support, is vulnerable to an OOB write access issue. The issue could occur while writing to VGA memory via mode4and5 write functions. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in Denial of Serivce (DoS).
(CVE-2017-15289)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vulnerable CGSL qemu-kvm packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.

See Also

http://security.gd-linux.com/notice/NS-SA-2019-0005

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127149

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2019-0005_qemu-kvm.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-14167

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/8/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14167, CVE-2017-15289