GLSA-201611-11 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95018


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-11 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A privileged user /process within a guest QEMU environment can cause a Denial of Service condition against the QEMU guest process or the host.
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-r6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95018

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/21

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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:gentoo:linux:qemu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10029, CVE-2016-7161, CVE-2016-7423, CVE-2016-7466, CVE-2016-7907, CVE-2016-7908, CVE-2016-7909, CVE-2016-7994, CVE-2016-8576, CVE-2016-8577, CVE-2016-8578, CVE-2016-8668, CVE-2016-8669, CVE-2016-8909, CVE-2016-8910, CVE-2016-9102, CVE-2016-9103, CVE-2016-9104, CVE-2016-9105

GLSA: 201611-11