Amazon Linux 2 : ivshmem-tools (ALAS-2020-1562)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142726

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1562 advisory.

- QEMU 4.1.0 has a memory leak in zrle_compress_data in ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c during a VNC disconnect operation because libz is misused, resulting in a situation where memory allocated in deflateInit2 is not freed in deflateEnd. (CVE-2019-20382)

- An out-of-bounds read/write access flaw was found in the USB emulator of the QEMU in versions before 5.2.0. This issue occurs while processing USB packets from a guest when USBDevice 'setup_len' exceeds its 'data_buf[4096]' in the do_token_in, do_token_out routines. This flaw allows a guest user to crash the QEMU process, resulting in a denial of service, or the potential execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the QEMU process on the host. (CVE-2020-14364)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Run 'yum update qemu' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1562.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20382

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14364

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142726

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1562.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/11

Updated: 2020/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14364

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2020/11/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20382, CVE-2020-14364

ALAS: 2020-1562