Oracle Linux 7 : qemu-kvm (ELSA-2021-2322)

low Nessus Plugin ID 150426
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-2322 advisory.

- 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)

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-2021-2322.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 150426

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-2322.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/9/2021

Updated: 6/9/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-29443

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.9

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-tools

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: 6/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-29443