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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871454
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for qemu-kvm RHSA-2015:1833-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'qemu-kvm'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'qemu-kvm'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for
Linux on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems. The qemu-kvm package provides the
user-space component for running virtual machines using KVM.

An information leak flaw was found in the way QEMU's RTL8139 emulation
implementation processed network packets under RTL8139 controller's C+ mode
of operation. An unprivileged guest user could use this flaw to read up to
65 KB of uninitialized QEMU heap memory. (CVE-2015-5165)

Red Hat would like to thank the Xen project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Donghai Zhu of Alibaba as the original reporter.

All qemu-kvm users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this
update, shut down all running virtual machines. Once all virtual machines
have shut down, start them again for this update to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
qemu-kvm on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5165
BugTraq ID: 76153
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76153
Debian Security Information: DSA-3348 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3348
Debian Security Information: DSA-3349 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3349
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165373.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167820.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167792.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1674
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1674.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1683
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1683.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1739
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1739.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1740
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1740.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1793
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1793.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1833
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1833.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033176
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1421 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00018.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1643 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00027.html
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