GLSA-201701-49 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96684
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-49

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96684

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-49.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 1/23/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 1/23/2017

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