SUSE SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2021:1829-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150203



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


This update for qemu fixes the following issues :

Fix OOB access during mmio operations (CVE-2020-13754, bsc#1172382)

Fix sPAPR emulator leaks the host hardware identity (CVE-2019-8934, bsc#1126455)

Fix out-of-bounds read information disclosure in icmp6_send_echoreply (CVE-2020-10756, bsc#1172380)

Fix out-of-bound heap buffer access via an interrupt ID field (CVE-2021-20221, bsc#1181933)

For the record, these issues are fixed in this package already. Most are alternate references to previously mentioned issues:
(CVE-2019-15890, bsc#1149813, CVE-2020-8608, bsc#1163019, CVE-2020-14364, bsc#1175534, CVE-2020-25723, bsc#1178935, CVE-2020-29130, bsc#1179477, CVE-2021-20257, bsc#1182846, CVE-2021-3419, bsc#1182975, bsc#1031692, bsc#1094725)

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2021-1829=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150203

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1829-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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 Score Source: CVE-2020-8608


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-13754

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu, 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-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-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-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qemu-x86-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 6/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8934, CVE-2019-15890, CVE-2020-8608, CVE-2020-10756, CVE-2020-13754, CVE-2020-14364, CVE-2020-25723, CVE-2020-29130, CVE-2021-3419, CVE-2021-20221, CVE-2021-20257