GLSA-201510-02 : QEMU: Arbitrary code execution

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86687
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201510-02 (QEMU: Arbitrary code execution)

Heap-based buffer overflow has been found in QEMU’s PCNET controller.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted packets.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.3.0-r4'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86687

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201510-02.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 11/2/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3209, CVE-2015-3214, CVE-2015-5154, CVE-2015-5158

GLSA: 201510-02