CentOS 6 : qemu-kvm (CESA-2013:1553)

2014-11-12T00:00:00
ID CENTOS_RHSA-2013-1553.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

Updated qemu-kvm packages that fix one security issue, several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems that is built into the standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel. The qemu-kvm packages form the user-space component for running virtual machines using KVM.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way QEMU processed the SCSI

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2013:1553 and 
# CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2013:1553 respectively.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(79161);
  script_version("1.5");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2020/01/06");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2013-4344");
  script_bugtraq_id(62773);
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2013:1553");

  script_name(english:"CentOS 6 : qemu-kvm (CESA-2013:1553)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Updated qemu-kvm packages that fix one security issue, several bugs,
and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution
for Linux on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems that is built into the
standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel. The qemu-kvm packages form
the user-space component for running virtual machines using KVM.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way QEMU processed the SCSI
'REPORT LUNS' command when more than 256 LUNs were specified for a
single SCSI target. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to
corrupt QEMU process memory on the host, which could potentially
result in arbitrary code execution on the host with the privileges of
the QEMU process. (CVE-2013-4344)

This issue was discovered by Asias He of Red Hat.

These updated qemu-kvm packages include numerous bug fixes and various
enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this
advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
Technical Notes, linked to in the References, for information on the
most significant of these changes.

All qemu-kvm users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add these
enhancements. 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."
  );
  # https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-cr-announce/2013-November/001062.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?48eed98a"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected qemu-kvm packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2013-4344");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qemu-guest-agent");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qemu-img");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qemu-kvm");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qemu-kvm-tools");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:centos:centos:6");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2013/10/04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2013/11/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2014/11/12");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"CentOS Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/CentOS/release", "Host/CentOS/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/release");
if (isnull(release) || "CentOS" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "CentOS(?: Linux)? release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "CentOS");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^6([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS 6.x", "CentOS " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "CentOS", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.415.el6")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.415.el6")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.415.el6")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.415.el6")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  cr_plugin_caveat = '\n' +
    'NOTE: The security advisory associated with this vulnerability has a\n' +
    'fixed package version that may only be available in the continuous\n' +
    'release (CR) repository for CentOS, until it is present in the next\n' +
    'point release of CentOS.\n\n' +

    'If an equal or higher package level does not exist in the baseline\n' +
    'repository for your major version of CentOS, then updates from the CR\n' +
    'repository will need to be applied in order to address the\n' +
    'vulnerability.\n';
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
    extra      : rpm_report_get() + cr_plugin_caveat
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "qemu-guest-agent / qemu-img / qemu-kvm / qemu-kvm-tools");
}