Amazon Linux 2 : qemu (ALAS-2020-1467)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138856

Synopsis

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

Description

In libslirp 4.1.0, as used in QEMU 4.2.0, tcp_subr.c misuses snprintf return values, leading to a buffer overflow in later code.
(CVE-2020-8608)

tcp_emu in slirp/tcp_subr.c (aka slirp/src/tcp_subr.c) in QEMU 3.0.0 uses uninitialized data in an snprintf call, leading to Information disclosure. (CVE-2019-9824)

Solution

Run 'yum update qemu' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1467.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138856

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1467.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/23/2020

Updated: 7/27/2020

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 7/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9824, CVE-2020-8608

ALAS: 2020-1467