SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2021:1243-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 148755



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-12829: Fix OOB access in sm501 device emulation (bsc#1172385)

CVE-2020-25723: Fix use-after-free in usb xhci packet handling (bsc#1178934)

CVE-2020-25084: Fix use-after-free in usb ehci packet handling (bsc#1176673)

CVE-2020-25625: Fix infinite loop (DoS) in usb hcd-ohci emulation (bsc#1176684)

CVE-2020-25624: Fix OOB access in usb hcd-ohci emulation (bsc#1176682)

CVE-2020-27617: Fix guest triggerable assert in shared network handling code (bsc#1178174)

CVE-2020-28916: Fix infinite loop (DoS) in e1000e device emulation (bsc#1179468)

CVE-2020-29443: Fix OOB access in atapi emulation (bsc#1181108)

CVE-2020-27821: Fix heap overflow in MSIx emulation (bsc#1179686)

CVE-2020-15469: Fix NULL pointer deref. (DoS) in mmio ops (bsc#1173612)

CVE-2021-20257: Fix infinite loop (DoS) in e1000 device emulation (bsc#1182577)

CVE-2021-3416: Fix OOB access (stack overflow) in rtl8139 NIC emulation (bsc#1182968)

CVE-2021-3416: Fix OOB access (stack overflow) in other NIC emulations (bsc#1182968)

CVE-2020-27616: Fix OOB access in ati-vga emulation (bsc#1178400)

CVE-2020-29129: Fix OOB access in SLIRP ARP/NCSI packet processing (bsc#1179466, CVE-2020-29130, bsc#1179467)

Fix package scripts to not use hard-coded paths for temporary working directories and log files (bsc#1182425)

Add split-provides through forsplits/13 to cover updates of SLE15-SP2 to SLE15-SP3, and openSUSE equivalents (bsc#1184064)

Added a few more usability improvements for our git packaging workflow

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE MicroOS 5.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.0-2021-1243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP2-2021-1243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-1243=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 148755

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1243-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/19/2021

Updated: 4/21/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25624


Risk Factor: Medium

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-audio-alsa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-audio-alsa-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-audio-pa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-audio-pa-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-s390, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-s390-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-curses, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-curses-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-gtk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-gtk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-spice-app, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-ui-spice-app-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/2/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12829, CVE-2020-15469, CVE-2020-25084, CVE-2020-25624, CVE-2020-25625, CVE-2020-25723, CVE-2020-27616, CVE-2020-27617, CVE-2020-27821, CVE-2020-28916, CVE-2020-29129, CVE-2020-29130, CVE-2020-29443, CVE-2021-20257, CVE-2021-3416