Fedora 21 : qemu-2.1.2-7.fc21 (2014-16075)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79912


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fix qemu-img convert corruption for unflushed files (bz #1167249)

- Fix SLES11 migration issue (bz #1109427)

- CVE-2014-7840: insufficient parameter validation during ram load (bz #1163080)

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Update the affected qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79912

File Name: fedora_2014-16075.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7840

BID: 71658

FEDORA: 2014-16075