OracleVM 3.4 : qemu-kvm (OVMSA-2019-0045)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129370


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- kvm-slirp-fix-big-little-endian-conversion-in-ident-prot .patch

- kvm-slirp-ensure-there-is-enough-space-in-mbuf-to-null-t .patch

- kvm-slirp-don-t-manipulate-so_rcv-in-tcp_emu.patch [bz#1669066]

- kvm-qxl-check-release-info-object.patch [bz#1712728]

- kvm-net-Use-iov-helper-functions.patch [bz#1636415]

- kvm-net-increase-buffer-size-to-accommodate-Jumbo-frame- .patch

- kvm-net-ignore-packet-size-greater-than-INT_MAX.patch [bz#1636415]

- kvm-net-drop-too-large-packet-early.patch [bz#1636415]

- kvm-PATCH-slirp-fix-buffer-overrun.patch [bz#1586251]

- kvm-Fix-build-from-previous-commit.patch [bz#1586251]

- kvm-slirp-remove-mbuf-m_hdr-m_dat-indirection.patch [bz#1586251]

- kvm-slirp-Convert-mbufs-to-use-g_malloc-and-g_free.patch [bz#1586251]

- kvm-slirp-correct-size-computation-while-concatenating-m .patch

- kvm-pcnet-fix-possible-buffer-overflow.patch [bz#1636774]

- Resolves: bz#1586251 (CVE-2018-11806 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
slirp: heap buffer overflow while reassembling fragmented datagrams [rhel-6.10.z])

- Resolves: bz#1636415 (CVE-2018-10839 qemu-kvm: Qemu:
ne2000: integer overflow leads to buffer overflow issue [rhel-6])

- Resolves: bz#1636774 (CVE-2018-17962 qemu-kvm: Qemu:
pcnet: integer overflow leads to buffer overflow [rhel-6])

- Resolves: bz#1669066 (CVE-2019-6778 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
slirp: heap buffer overflow in tcp_emu [rhel-6.10.z])

- Resolves: bz#1712728 (CVE-2019-12155 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
qxl: null pointer dereference while releasing spice resources [rhel-6])


Update the affected qemu-img package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129370

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0045.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 9/26/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:qemu-img, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/25/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2018

Reference Information

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