GLSA-201604-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90339


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201604-01 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Local users within a guest QEMU environment can execute arbitrary code within the host or a cause a Denial of Service condition of the QEMU guest process.
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-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90339

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201604-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/05

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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


Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8613, CVE-2015-8619, CVE-2016-1714, CVE-2016-1922, CVE-2016-1981, CVE-2016-2197, CVE-2016-2198, CVE-2016-2392, CVE-2016-2538, CVE-2016-2858

GLSA: 201604-01