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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-37 ] QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-37)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: December 24, 2014
Bug(s): #528922, #529030, #531666
ID: 201412-37

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of
which could result in execution of arbitrary code or 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-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.1.2-r2
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 may be able to execute arbitrary code,
cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or
bypass security restrictions.


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-r2"
   


References

CVE-2014-3689
CVE-2014-7840
CVE-2014-8106
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