Fedora 20 : qemu-1.6.2-12.fc20 (2014-16626)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80233

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- 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)

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=1163075

http://www.nessus.org/u?778c4f57

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80233

File Name: fedora_2014-16626.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7840

BID: 71658

FEDORA: 2014-16626