GLSA-201602-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (Venom)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88587


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201602-01 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker might cause a Denial of Service or gain escalated privileges from a guest VM.
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-2.5.0-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88587

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201602-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/05

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/04

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1779, CVE-2015-3456, CVE-2015-5225, CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-5279, CVE-2015-5745, CVE-2015-6815, CVE-2015-6855, CVE-2015-7295, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7512, CVE-2015-7549, CVE-2015-8345, CVE-2015-8504, CVE-2015-8556, CVE-2015-8558, CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568, CVE-2015-8666, CVE-2015-8701, CVE-2015-8743, CVE-2015-8744, CVE-2015-8745, CVE-2016-1568

GLSA: 201602-01