FreeBSD : qemu -- denial of service vulnerability in MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation (b3f9f8ef-b1bb-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 87703


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


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

Qemu emulator built with the SCSI MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation support is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow issue. It occurs while processing the SCSI controller's CTRL_GET_INFO command. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process instance resulting in DoS.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 87703

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b3f9f8efb1bb11e59728002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/04

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/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: 2016/01/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8613