FreeBSD : qemu -- denial of service vulnerabilities in NE2000 NIC support (6aa3322f-b150-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87697
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Prasad J Pandit, Red Hat Product Security Team, reports :

Qemu emulator built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the network.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS.

Qemu emulator built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to a heap buffer overflow issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the network.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu instance or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/15/2

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/15/3

http://www.nessus.org/u?5d83a542

http://www.nessus.org/u?3567ff21

http://www.nessus.org/u?80327e0e

http://www.nessus.org/u?974ab7c8

http://www.nessus.org/u?c960ab95

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87697

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6aa3322fb15011e59728002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 1/4/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu-sbruno, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:qemu-user-static, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 1/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/15/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-5279