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PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ glsa 201510-02 ] qemu Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: QEMU: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201510-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: October 31, 2015
Bug(s): #551752, #555680, #556050, #556052
ID: 201510-02

Synopsis

A heap-based buffer overflow in QEMU could result in execution of
arbitrary code.


Background

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

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/qemu
Vulnerable: < 2.3.0-r4
Unaffected: >= 2.3.0-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Heap-based buffer overflow has been found in QEMU’s PCNET controller.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted
packets.


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-2.3.0-r4"
   


References

CVE-2015-3209
CVE-2015-3214
CVE-2015-5154
CVE-2015-5158
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