GLSA-201412-37 : QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 80242


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-37 (QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

A context-dependent attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.1.2-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80242

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-37.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

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:gentoo:linux:qemu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3689, CVE-2014-7840, CVE-2014-8106

BID: 70997, 71477, 71658

GLSA: 201412-37