Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64 (20160509)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91042

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- An out-of-bounds read/write access flaw was found in the way QEMU's VGA emulation with VESA BIOS Extensions (VBE) support performed read/write operations via I/O port methods. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the host's QEMU process. (CVE-2016-3710)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e4892298

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91042

File Name: sl_20160509_qemu_kvm_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/11/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

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: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcacard, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcacard-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcacard-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm-tools, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3710