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|Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:26 pm Post subject: [ glsa 201510-02 ] qemu
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: QEMU: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201510-02)
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: October 31, 2015
Bug(s): #551752, #555680, #556050, #556052
A heap-based buffer overflow in QEMU could result in execution of
QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
Vulnerable: < 2.3.0-r4
Unaffected: >= 2.3.0-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures
Heap-based buffer overflow has been found in QEMU’s PCNET controller.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-2.3.0-r4"