Oracle Linux 7 : qemu (ELSA-2021-9109)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148545

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2021-9109 advisory.

- iscsi_aio_ioctl_cb in block/iscsi.c in QEMU 4.1.0 has a heap-based buffer over-read that may disclose unrelated information from process memory to an attacker. (CVE-2020-11947)

- ide_atapi_cmd_reply_end in hw/ide/atapi.c in QEMU 5.1.0 allows out-of-bounds read access because a buffer index is not validated. (CVE-2020-29443)

- eth_get_gso_type in net/eth.c in QEMU 4.2.1 allows guest OS users to trigger an assertion failure. A guest can crash the QEMU process via packet data that lacks a valid Layer 3 protocol. (CVE-2020-27617)

- In QEMU 4.1.0, an out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the ATI VGA implementation. It occurs in the ati_cursor_define() routine while handling MMIO write operations through the ati_mm_write() callback. A malicious guest could abuse this flaw to crash the QEMU process, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-20808)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-9109.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148545

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-9109.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/14/2021

Updated: 6/7/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-20181

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ivshmem-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-block-gluster, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-system-aarch64, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-system-aarch64-core

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20808, CVE-2020-11947, CVE-2020-27617, CVE-2020-29443, CVE-2021-20181