RHEL 6 : qemu-kvm (RHSA-2019:2892)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129332

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for qemu-kvm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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 packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM.

Security Fix(es) :

* QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow while reassembling fragmented datagrams (CVE-2018-11806)

* QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow in tcp_emu() (CVE-2019-6778)

* QEMU: ne2000: integer overflow leads to buffer overflow issue (CVE-2018-10839)

* QEMU: pcnet: integer overflow leads to buffer overflow (CVE-2018-17962)

* QEMU: qxl: NULL pointer dereference while releasing spice resources (CVE-2019-12155)

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2892

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-10839

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-11806

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17962

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-6778

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-12155

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129332

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2892.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/25

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-tools, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10839, CVE-2018-11806, CVE-2018-17962, CVE-2019-12155, CVE-2019-6778

RHSA: 2019:2892