GLSA-201210-04 : qemu-kvm: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 62634


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201210-04 (qemu-kvm: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in qemu-kvm. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition on the host server or qemu process, might allow for arbitrary code execution or a symlink attack when qemu-kvm is in snapshot mode.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All qemu-kvm users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-kvm-1.1.1-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62634

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201210-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/10/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:qemu-kvm, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1750, CVE-2011-1751, CVE-2011-2212, CVE-2011-2512, CVE-2012-0029, CVE-2012-2652

BID: 47546, 47927, 48499, 48574, 51642, 53725

OSVDB: 73395, 73618, 73756, 74751, 78506, 82452

GLSA: 201210-04