Amazon Linux AMI : qemu-kvm (ALAS-2021-1467)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 144998

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of qemu-kvm installed on the remote host is prior to 1.5.3-156.25. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS-2021-1467 advisory.

- libslirp 4.0.0, as used in QEMU 4.1.0, has a use-after-free in ip_reass in ip_input.c. (CVE-2019-15890)

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-kvm' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2021-1467.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-15890

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144998

File Name: ala_ALAS-2021-1467.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2021/01/14

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15890

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:amazon:linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:qemu-kvm-tools, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2021/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15890

ALAS: 2021-1467