Fedora 21 : qemu-2.1.3-11.fc21 (2015-16368)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 86332
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- CVE-2015-6815: net: e1000: infinite loop issue (bz #1260225) * CVE-2015-6855: ide: divide by zero issue (bz #1261793) * CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() (bz #1263284) * CVE-2015-5279: Heap overflow vulnerability in ne2000_receive() (bz #1263287)
* Make block copy more stable (bz #1264416) * Fix hang at start of live merge for large images (bz #1262901)
---- * CVE-2015-5225: heap memory corruption in vnc_refresh_server_surface (bz #1255899)

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=1255896

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1256661

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1256672

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1260076

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1260080

http://www.nessus.org/u?1534cbc7

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86332

File Name: fedora_2015-16368.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5225, CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-5279, CVE-2015-6815, CVE-2015-6855

FEDORA: 2015-16368