Fedora 24 : 2:qemu (2016-a56fb613a8)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94122


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- CVE-2016-6351: scsi: esp: OOB write access in esp_do_dma (bz #1360600)

- CVE-2016-6833: vmxnet3: use-after-free (bz #1368982)

- CVE-2016-6490: virtio: infinite loop in virtqueue_pop (bz #1361428)

- CVE-2016-7156: pvscsi: infinite loop when building SG list (bz #1373480)

- CVE-2016-7170: vmware_vga: OOB stack memory access (bz #1374709)

- CVE-2016-7161: net: Heap overflow in xlnx.xps-ethernetlite (bz #1379298)

- CVE-2016-7466: usb: xhci memory leakage during device unplug (bz #1377838)

- CVE-2016-7422: virtio: NULL pointer dereference (bz #1376756)

- CVE-2016-7908: net: Infinite loop in mcf_fec_do_tx (bz #1381193)

- CVE-2016-8576: usb: xHCI: infinite loop vulnerability (bz #1382322)

- CVE-2016-7995: usb: hcd-ehci: memory leak (bz #1382669)

- Don't depend on edk2 roms where they aren't available (bz #1373576)

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Update the affected 2:qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94122

File Name: fedora_2016-a56fb613a8.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/19/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:2:qemu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6351, CVE-2016-6490, CVE-2016-6833, CVE-2016-7156, CVE-2016-7161, CVE-2016-7170, CVE-2016-7422, CVE-2016-7466, CVE-2016-7908, CVE-2016-7995, CVE-2016-8576