Fedora 16 : qemu-0.15.1-7.fc16 (2012-11305)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61472


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- CVE-2012-2652: Possible symlink attacks with -snapshot (bz 825697, bz 824919)

- Fix systemtap tapsets (bz 831763)

- Fix qmp response race caused by spice server bug (bz 744015)

- Fix text mode screendumps (bz 819155)

- Don't renable ksm on update (bz 815156)

- Fix RPM install error on non-virt machines (bz 660629)

- Obsolete openbios to fix upgrade dependency issues (bz 694802)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61472

File Name: fedora_2012-11305.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/10

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:qemu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2652

BID: 53725

FEDORA: 2012-11305