Scientific Linux Security Update : qspice on SL5.x x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60838
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was found that the libspice component of QEMU-KVM on the host did not validate all pointers provided from a guest system's QXL graphics card driver. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to cause the host to dereference an invalid pointer, causing the guest to crash (denial of service) or, possibly, resulting in the privileged guest user escalating their privileges on the host. (CVE-2010-0428)

It was found that the libspice component of QEMU-KVM on the host could be forced to perform certain memory management operations on memory addresses controlled by a guest. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the guest (denial of service) or, possibly, escalate their privileges on the host. (CVE-2010-0429)

Solution

Update the affected qspice, qspice-libs and / or qspice-libs-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?53653dc3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60838

File Name: sl_20100819_qspice_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0428, CVE-2010-0429