Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-10664: Moderate: qemu-kvm security update (CESA-2017:2445)

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
Watch Demo See how it all works
Back to Search

CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-10664: Moderate: qemu-kvm security update (CESA-2017:2445)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/02/2017
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

qemu-nbd in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) does not ignore SIGPIPE, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by disconnecting during a server-to-client reply attempt.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-qemu-img
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;