GLSA-201702-28 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 97271


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-28 (QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A local attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with privileges of QEMU process on the host, gain privileges on the host system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
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-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97271

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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: 2017/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10155, CVE-2017-2615, CVE-2017-5525, CVE-2017-5552, CVE-2017-5578, CVE-2017-5579, CVE-2017-5667, CVE-2017-5856, CVE-2017-5857, CVE-2017-5898, CVE-2017-5931

GLSA: 201702-28

IAVB: 2017-B-0024