Debian: Security Advisory for qemu (DSA-4616-1)

Published: 2020-02-04 04:00:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'qemu' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4616-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Two security issues have been found in the SLiRP networking implementation of QEMU, a fast processor emulator, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Affected Versions:
'qemu' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9. For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u4. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15890
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-1711
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-7039

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4616.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4616-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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