RHEL 7 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2019:3179)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130188

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for qemu-kvm-rhev is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Virtualization Engine 4.3.

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.

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm-rhev packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM in environments managed by Red Hat products.

Security Fix(es) :

* QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow during packet reassembly (CVE-2019-14378)

* 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.

Bug Fix(es) :

* ccid: Fix incorrect dwProtocol advertisement of T=0 (BZ#1729880)

* QEMU gets stuck on resume/cont call from libvirt (BZ#1741937)

* [v2v] Migration performance regression (BZ#1743322)

* qemu, qemu-img fail to detect alignment with XFS and Gluster/XFS on 4k block device (BZ#1745443)

* qemu-kvm: backport cpuidle-haltpoll support (BZ#1746282)

* qemu aborts in blockCommit: qemu-kvm: block.c:3486 (BZ#1750322)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3179

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14378

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130188

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3179.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/24/2019

Updated: 12/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-img-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-common-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-rhev-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-tools-rhev, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12155, CVE-2019-14378

RHSA: 2019:3179