GLSA-201701-49 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96684


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-49 (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-2.8.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96684

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-49.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/23

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

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


Base Score: 6.5

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

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: 2017/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10028, CVE-2016-9101, CVE-2016-9776, CVE-2016-9845, CVE-2016-9846, CVE-2016-9907, CVE-2016-9908, CVE-2016-9911, CVE-2016-9912, CVE-2016-9913, CVE-2016-9914, CVE-2016-9915, CVE-2016-9916, CVE-2016-9921, CVE-2016-9923

GLSA: 201701-49