Fedora 25 : 2:qemu (2017-01925dba3c)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 99486


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- chardev data is dropped when host side closed (bz #1352977)

- CVE-2016-8667: dma: divide by zero error in set_next_tick (bz #1384876)

- IPv6 DNS problems in qemu user networking (bz #1401165)

- Fix crash in qxl memslot_get_virt (bz #1405847)

- CVE-2017-5579: serial: fix memory leak in serial exit (bz #1416161)

- spec: Pull in ipxe/vgabios links via -common package (bz #1431403)

- Clean up binfmt.d configuration files (bz #1394859)

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Update the affected 2:qemu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99486

File Name: fedora_2017-01925dba3c.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/20/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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


Risk Factor: Medium

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:fedoraproject:fedora:2:qemu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8667, CVE-2017-5579