EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2020-1573)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 136276

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the qemu-kvm packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The ohci_service_ed_list function in hw/usb/hcd-ohci.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) before 2.9.0 allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving the number of link endpoint list descriptors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-9330.(CVE-2017-6505)

- ** DISPUTED ** QEMU 3.0.0 has an Integer Overflow because the qga/commands*.c files do not check the length of the argument list or the number of environment variables. NOTE: This has been disputed as not exploitable.(CVE-2019-12247)

- ** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in ide_dma_cb() in hw/ide/core.c in QEMU 2.4.0 through 4.2.0. The guest system can crash the QEMU process in the host system via a special SCSI_IOCTL_SEND_COMMAND. It hits an assertion that implies that the size of successful DMA transfers there must be a multiple of 512 (the size of a sector). NOTE: a member of the QEMU security team disputes the significance of this issue because a 'privileged guest user has many ways to cause similar DoS effect, without triggering this assert.'(CVE-2019-20175)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected qemu-kvm packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7b6b2cf4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 136276

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-1573.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/05/01

Updated: 2020/05/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:qemu-kvm-tools, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.2.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6505, CVE-2019-12247, CVE-2019-20175