OracleVM 3.4 : qemu-kvm (OVMSA-2017-0043)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 97409


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- kvm-cirrus_vga-fix-division-by-0-for-color-expansion-rop .patch

- kvm-cirrus_vga-fix-off-by-one-in-blit_region_is_unsafe.p atch

- tch

- kvm-display-cirrus-ignore-source-pitch-value-as-needed-i .patch

- kvm-cirrus-handle-negative-pitch-in-cirrus_invalidate_re .patch

- kvm-cirrus-allow-zero-source-pitch-in-pattern-fill-rops.

- kvm-cirrus-fix-blit-address-mask-handling.patch [bz#1418230 bz#1419416]

- kvm-cirrus-fix-oob-access-issue-CVE-2017-2615.patch [bz#1418230 bz#1419416]

- Resolves: bz#1418230 (CVE-2017-2615 qemu-kvm: Qemu:
display: cirrus: oob access while doing bitblt copy backward mode [rhel-6.8.z])

- Resolves: bz#1419416 (CVE-2017-2615 qemu-kvm-rhev: Qemu:
display: cirrus: oob access while doing bitblt copy backward mode [rhel-6.8.z])

- kvm-net-check-packet-payload-length.patch [bz#1398213]

- Resolves: bz#1398213 (CVE-2016-2857 qemu-kvm: Qemu: net:
out of bounds read in net_checksum_calculate [rhel-6.8.z])

- kvm-virtio-introduce-virtqueue_unmap_sg.patch [bz#1408389]

- kvm-virtio-introduce-virtqueue_discard.patch [bz#1408389]

- kvm-virtio-decrement-vq-inuse-in-virtqueue_discard.patch [bz#1408389]

- kvm-balloon-fix-segfault-and-harden-the-stats-queue.patc h [bz#1408389]

- tch [bz#1408389]

- kvm-virtio-zero-vq-inuse-in-virtio_reset.patch [bz#1408389]

- Resolves: bz#1408389 ([RHEL6.8.z] KVM guest shuts itself down after 128th reboot)


Update the affected qemu-img package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 97409

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0043.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/27

Modified: 2017/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:qemu-img, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2857, CVE-2017-2615

OSVDB: 135305, 151241

IAVB: 2017-B-0024