OracleVM 3.4 : qemu-kvm (OVMSA-2016-0051)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91316
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The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- kvm-Add-vga.h-unmodified-from-Linux.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga.h-remove-unused-stuff-and-reformat.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-use-constants-from-vga.h.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-Remove-some-should-be-done-in-BIOS-comments.patc h [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-fix-banked-access-bounds-checking-CVE-2016-3710.
patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-add-vbe_enabled-helper.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-factor-out-vga-register-setup.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-update-vga-register-setup-on-vbe-changes.patch [bz#1331407]

- kvm-vga-make-sure-vga-register-setup-for-vbe-stays-intac .patch

- Resolves: bz#1331407 (EMBARGOED CVE-2016-3710 qemu-kvm:
qemu: incorrect banked access bounds checking in vga module [rhel-6.8.z])

- Revert 'warning when CPU threads>1 for non-Intel CPUs' fix

- kvm-qemu-ga-implement-win32-guest-set-user-password.patc h [bz#1174181]

- kvm-util-add-base64-decoding-function.patch [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qga-convert-to-use-error-checked-base64-decode.patch [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qga-use-more-idiomatic-qemu-style-eol-operators.patc h [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qga-use-size_t-for-wcslen-return-value.patch [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qga-use-wide-chars-constants-for-wchar_t-comparisons .patch

- kvm-qga-fix-off-by-one-length-check.patch [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qga-check-utf8-to-utf16-conversion.patch [bz#1174181]

- Resolves: bz#1174181 (RFE: provide QEMU guest agent command for setting root account password (Linux guest))

- kvm-hw-qxl-qxl_send_events-nop-if-stopped.patch [bz#1290743]

- kvm-block-mirror-fix-full-sync-mode-when-target-does-not .patch [bz#971312]

- Resolves: bz#1290743 (qemu-kvm core dumped when repeat system_reset 20 times during guest boot)

- Resolves: bz#971312 (block: Mirroring to raw block device doesn't zero out unused blocks)

- Mon Feb 08 2016 Miroslav Rezanina < -

- Fixed qemu-ga path configuration [bz#1213233]

- Resolves: bz#1213233 ([virtagent] The default path '/etc/qemu/fsfreeze-hook' for 'fsfreeze-hook' script doesn't exist)

- kvm-virtio-scsi-use-virtqueue_map_sg-when-loading-reques .patch

- kvm-scsi-disk-fix-cmd.mode-field-typo.patch [bz#1249740]

- Resolves: bz#1249740 (Segfault occurred at Dst VM while completed migration upon ENOSPC)

- kvm-blockdev-Error-out-on-negative-throttling-option-val .patch

- kvm-fw_cfg-add-check-to-validate-current-entry-value-CVE .patch

- Resolves: bz#1294619 (Guest should failed to boot if set iops,bps to negative number)

- Resolves: bz#1298046 (CVE-2016-1714 qemu-kvm: Qemu:
nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations [rhel-6.8])

- kvm-Change-fsfreeze-hook-default-location.patch [bz#1213233]

- kvm-qxl-replace-pipe-signaling-with-bottom-half.patch [bz#1290743]

- Resolves: bz#1213233 ([virtagent] The default path '/etc/qemu/fsfreeze-hook' for 'fsfreeze-hook' script doesn't exist)

- Resolves: bz#1290743 (qemu-kvm core dumped when repeat system_reset 20 times during guest boot)

- kvm-qga-flush-explicitly-when-needed.patch [bz#1210246]

- kvm-qga-add-guest-set-user-password-command.patch [bz#1174181]

- kvm-qcow2-Zero-initialise-first-cluster-for-new-images.p atch [bz#1223216]

- kvm-Documentation-Warn-against-qemu-img-on-active-image.
patch [bz#1297424]

- kvm-target-i386-warns-users-when-CPU-threads-1-for-non-I .patch

- kvm-qemu-options-Fix-texinfo-markup.patch [bz#1250442]

- kvm-qga-Fix-memory-allocation-pasto.patch []

- kvm-block-raw-posix-Open-file-descriptor-O_RDWR-to-work- .patch

- Resolves: bz#1174181 (RFE: provide QEMU guest agent command for setting root/administrator account password)

- Resolves: bz#1210246 ([virtagent]The 'write' content is lost if 'read' it before flush through guest agent)

- Resolves: bz#1223216 (qemu-img can not create qcow2 image when backend is block device)

- Resolves: bz#1250442 (qemu-doc.html bad markup in section 3.3 Invocation)

- Resolves: bz#1268347 (posix_fallocate emulation on NFS fails with Bad file descriptor if fd is opened O_WRONLY)

- Resolves: bz#1292678 (Qemu should report error when cmdline set threads=2 in amd host)

- Resolves: bz#1297424 (Add warning about running qemu-img on active VMs to its manpage)

- kvm-rtl8139-Fix-receive-buffer-overflow-check.patch [bz#1262866]

- kvm-rtl8139-Do-not-consume-the-packet-during-overflow-in .patch

- Resolves: bz#1262866 ([RHEL6] Package is 100% lost when ping from host to Win2012r2 guest with 64000 size)

- kvm-qemu-kvm-get-put-MSR_TSC_AUX-across-reset-and-migrat .patch

- kvm-qcow2-Discard-VM-state-in-active-L1-after-creating-s .patch

- kvm-net-pcnet-add-check-to-validate-receive-data-size-CV .patch

- kvm-pcnet-fix-rx-buffer-overflow-CVE-2015-7512.patch [bz#1286567]

- Resolves: bz#1219908 (Writing snapshots with 'virsh snapshot-create-as' command slows as more snapshots are created)

- Resolves: bz#1265428 (contents of MSR_TSC_AUX are not migrated)

- Resolves: bz#1286567 (CVE-2015-7512 qemu-kvm: Qemu: net:
pcnet: buffer overflow in non-loopback mode [rhel-6.8])

- kvm-net-add-checks-to-validate-ring-buffer-pointers-CVE- .patch

- Resolves: bz#1263275 (CVE-2015-5279 qemu-kvm: qemu: Heap overflow vulnerability in ne2000_receive function [rhel-6.8])

- kvm-virtio-rng-fix-segfault-when-adding-a-virtio-pci-rng .patch

- kvm-qga-commands-posix-Fix-bug-in-guest-fstrim.patch [bz#1213236]

- kvm-rtl8139-avoid-nested-ifs-in-IP-header-parsing-CVE-20 .patch

- kvm-rtl8139-drop-tautologous-if-ip-.-statement-CVE-2015- .patch

- kvm-rtl8139-skip-offload-on-short-Ethernet-IP-header-CVE .patch

- kvm-rtl8139-check-IP-Header-Length-field-CVE-2015-5165.p atch [bz#1248763]

- tch [bz#1248763]

- kvm-rtl8139-skip-offload-on-short-TCP-header-CVE-2015-51 .patch

- tch [bz#1248763]

- Resolves: bz#1213236 ([virtagent] 'guest-fstrim' failed for guest with os on spapr-vscsi disk)

- Resolves: bz#1230068 (Segmentation fault when re-adding virtio-rng-pci device)

- Resolves: bz#1248763 (CVE-2015-5165 qemu-kvm: Qemu:
rtl8139 uninitialized heap memory information leakage to guest [rhel-6.8])


Update the affected qemu-img package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91316

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0051.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 5/25/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:qemu-img, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5165, CVE-2015-5279, CVE-2015-7512, CVE-2016-1714, CVE-2016-3710