Amazon Linux 2 : qemu (ALAS-2020-1407)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 134898
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VPR Score: 4.9

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

tcp_emu in tcp_subr.c in libslirp 4.1.0, as used in QEMU 4.2.0, mismanages memory, as demonstrated by IRC DCC commands in EMU_IRC.
This can cause a heap-based buffer overflow or other out-of-bounds access which can lead to a DoS or potential execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-7039)

An out-of-bounds heap buffer access flaw was found in the way the iSCSI Block driver in QEMU versions 2.12.0 before 4.2.1 handled a response coming from an iSCSI server while checking the status of a Logical Address Block (LBA) in an iscsi_co_block_status() routine. A remote user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process, resulting in a denial of service or potential execution of arbitrary code with privileges of the QEMU process on the host. (CVE-2020-1711)

Solution

Run 'yum update qemu' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1407.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 134898

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1407.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2020

Updated: 7/21/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7039

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ivshmem-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-audio-alsa, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-audio-oss, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-audio-pa, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-audio-sdl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-dmg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-nfs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm-core, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-system-aarch64, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-system-aarch64-core, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-system-x86, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-system-x86-core, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-ui-curses, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-ui-gtk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-ui-sdl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-user, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-user-binfmt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-user-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1711, CVE-2020-7039

ALAS: 2020-1407