RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-ma (RHSA-2019:2166)

High Nessus Plugin ID 127689

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 Moderate. 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.

Security Fix(es) :

* QEMU: net: ignore packets with large size (CVE-2018-17963)

* QEMU: scsi-generic: possible OOB access while handling inquiry request (CVE-2019-6501)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 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-2019:2166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17963

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-6501

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127689

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2166.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17963, CVE-2019-6501

RHSA: 2019:2166