Oracle Linux 9 : qemu-kvm (ELSA-2023-6368)

high Nessus Plugin ID 185820

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2023-6368 advisory.

- This CVE exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2021-3750. More specifically, the qemu-kvm package as released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1 via RHSA-2022:7967 included a version of qemu-kvm that was actually missing the fix for CVE-2021-3750. (CVE-2023-2680)

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-2023-6368.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 185820

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2023-6368.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2023

Updated: 12/21/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2680

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-ui-egl-headless, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-ui-opengl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-pr-helper, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:9:3:appstream_base, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:9::appstream, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:9, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-audio-pa, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-blkio, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-curl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-rbd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-device-display-virtio-gpu, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-device-display-virtio-gpu-pci, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-device-display-virtio-vga, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-device-usb-host, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-device-usb-redirect, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-docs

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2680