RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-ma (RHSA-2020:0669)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 134264
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VPR Score: 4.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for qemu-kvm-ma is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Extended Update Support.

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-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: block: iscsi: OOB heap access via an unexpected response of iSCSI Server (CVE-2020-1711)

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://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-1711

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0669

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1794290

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 134264

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0669.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1711

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.9

Temporal Score: 8.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6, 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-tools-ma

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1711

RHSA: 2020:0669

CWE: 122