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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871841
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for qemu-kvm RHSA-2017:1681-01
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:
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full
virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm
package provides the user-space component for running virtual machines that use
KVM. Security Fix(es): * Quick Emulator (QEMU) built with Network Block Device
(NBD) Server support was vulnerable to a null-pointer dereference issue. The
flaw could occur when releasing a client, which was not initialized due to
failed negotiation. A remote user or process could exploit this flaw to crash
the qemu-nbd server (denial of service). (CVE-2017-9524)

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

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9524
BugTraq ID: 99011
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99011
Debian Security Information: DSA-3925 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3925
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/12/1
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-05/msg06240.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg02321.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1681
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1681
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1682
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1682
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2408
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2408
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