FreeBSD : qemu -- Heap overflow in Cirrus emulation (07bb3bd2-a920-11dd-8503-0211060005df)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34685


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Aurelien Jarno reports :

CVE-2008-4539: fix a heap overflow in Cirrus emulation

The code in hw/cirrus_vga.c has changed a lot between CVE-2007-1320 has been announced and the patch has been applied. As a consequence it has wrongly applied and QEMU is still vulnerable to this bug if using VNC.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34685

File Name: freebsd_pkg_07bb3bd2a92011dd85030211060005df.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/11/03

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4539

CWE: 119