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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871878
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for qemu-kvm RHSA-2017:2445-01
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 the Network Block Device (NBD) Server
support is vulnerable to a crash via a SIGPIPE signal. The crash can occur
if a client aborts a connection due to any failure during negotiation or
read operation. A remote user/process could use this flaw to crash the
qemu-nbd server resulting in a DoS. (CVE-2017-10664)

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-2017-10664
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