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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for qemu-kvm RHSA-2017:0987-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'qemu-kvm'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'qemu-kvm'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a
full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The
qemu-kvm packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines
that use KVM.

Security Fix(es):

* A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in QEMU's Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA
emulator's VNC display driver support the issue could occur when a VNC
client attempted to update its display after a VGA operation is performed
by a guest. A privileged user/process inside a guest could use this flaw to
crash the QEMU process or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the host
with privileges of the QEMU process. (CVE-2016-9603)

Affected Software/OS:
qemu-kvm on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-9603
BugTraq ID: 96893
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0980
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0981
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0982
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0983
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0984
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0985
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0987
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0988
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1205
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1206
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1441
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