Fedora 21 : qemu-2.1.2-2.fc21 (2014-11588)

low Nessus Plugin ID 77943
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Rebased to version 2.1.2

- CVE-2014-3640 qemu: slirp: NULL pointer (bz #1144821, bz #1144818)

- Add Requires seabios >= 1.7.5, otherwise Windows virtio booting does not work.

- Add Requires seabios >= 1.7.5, otherwise Windows virtio booting does not work.

- Fix crash on migration/snapshot (bz #1144490)

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.

Solution

Update the affected qemu package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1144818

http://www.nessus.org/u?ae417d58

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 77943

File Name: fedora_2014-11588.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/29/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:qemu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3640

FEDORA: 2014-11588