Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : qemu (MDVSA-2009:010)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37093


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A security vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in VNC server of qemu 0.9.1 and earlier, which could lead to a denial-of-service attack (CVE-2008-2382).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected dkms-kqemu, qemu and / or qemu-img packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37093

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-010.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dkms-kqemu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qemu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qemu-img, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2382

BID: 32910

MDVSA: 2009:010

CWE: 399