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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-01 ] QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: December 08, 2014
Bug(s): #514680, #519506, #520688, #522364, #523428, #527088
ID: 201412-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of
which allows context dependent attackers to cause Denial of Service.


Background

QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/qemu
Vulnerable: < 2.1.2-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.1.2-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition
and a local user can obtain sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-2.1.2-r1"
   


References

CVE-2014-3471
CVE-2014-3615
CVE-2014-3640
CVE-2014-5263
CVE-2014-5388
CVE-2014-7815
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