OracleVM 3.4 : qemu-kvm (OVMSA-2020-0010)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 134611
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The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- tch [bz#1734747]

- kvm-Using-ip_deq-after-m_free-might-read-pointers-from-a .patch

- kvm-tcp_emu-Fix-oob-access.patch [bz#1791558]

- kvm-slirp-use-correct-size-while-emulating-IRC-commands.
patch [bz#1791558]

- kvm-slirp-use-correct-size-while-emulating-commands.patc h [bz#1791558]

- Resolves: bz#1734747 (CVE-2019-14378 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
slirp: heap buffer overflow during packet reassembly [rhel-6.10.z])

- Resolves: bz#1749731 (CVE-2019-15890 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
Slirp: use-after-free during packet reassembly [rhel-6])

- Resolves: bz#1791558 (CVE-2020-7039 qemu-kvm: QEMU:
slirp: OOB buffer access while emulating tcp protocols in tcp_emu [rhel-6.10.z])


Update the affected qemu-img package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 134611

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2020-0010.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/16/2020

Updated: 10/16/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7039


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14378, CVE-2019-15890, CVE-2020-7039