GLSA-201609-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93697


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201609-01 (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-2.7.0-r3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93697

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201609-01.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 9/26/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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: 9/25/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2841, CVE-2016-4001, CVE-2016-4002, CVE-2016-4020, CVE-2016-4439, CVE-2016-4441, CVE-2016-4453, CVE-2016-4454, CVE-2016-4964, CVE-2016-5106, CVE-2016-5107, CVE-2016-5126, CVE-2016-5238, CVE-2016-5337, CVE-2016-5338, CVE-2016-6490, CVE-2016-6833, CVE-2016-6834, CVE-2016-6836, CVE-2016-6888, CVE-2016-7116, CVE-2016-7156, CVE-2016-7157, CVE-2016-7421, CVE-2016-7422

GLSA: 201609-01