Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20160510)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91542

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VPR Score: 9.2

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?3c1a51e3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91542

File Name: sl_20160510_qemu_kvm_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/09

Updated: 2020/02/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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:qemu-guest-agent, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-img, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qemu-kvm, 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: 2016/05/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3710