RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-rhev (RHSA-2019:2425)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 193989

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for qemu-kvm-rhev.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2019:2425 advisory.

- QEMU: seccomp: blacklist is not applied to all threads (CVE-2018-15746)

- QEMU: rtl8139: integer overflow leads to buffer overflow (CVE-2018-17958)

- QEMU: net: ignore packets with large size (CVE-2018-17963)

- QEMU: scsi-generic: possible OOB access while handling inquiry request (CVE-2019-6501)

- QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow in tcp_emu() (CVE-2019-6778)

- QEMU: slirp: information leakage in tcp_emu() due to uninitialized stack variables (CVE-2019-9824)

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

Solution

Update the RHEL qemu-kvm-rhev package based on the guidance in RHSA-2019:2425.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1636712

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1636777

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1664205

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1668160

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1678515

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1728358

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1728359

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1728360

http://www.nessus.org/u?770514ab

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2425

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1615637

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 193989

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2425.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2024

Updated: 4/27/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-17963

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-img-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-common-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-rhev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:qemu-kvm-tools-rhev

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15746, CVE-2018-17958, CVE-2018-17963, CVE-2019-6501, CVE-2019-6778, CVE-2019-9824

CWE: 121, 122, 184, 200, 787

RHSA: 2019:2425