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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201602-01 ] qemu Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201602-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: February 04, 2016
Bug(s): #544328, #549404, #557206, #558416, #559656, #560422, #560550, #560760, #566792, #567144, #567828, #567868, #568214, #568226, #568246, #569646, #570110, #570988, #571562, #571564, #571566
ID: 201602-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of
which may allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service or gain
elevated privileges from a guest VM.


Background

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

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/qemu
Vulnerable: < 2.5.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.5.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker might cause a Denial of Service or gain escalated
privileges from a guest VM.


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-2.5.0-r1"
   


References

CVE-2015-1779
CVE-2015-3456
CVE-2015-5225
CVE-2015-5278
CVE-2015-5279
CVE-2015-5745
CVE-2015-6815
CVE-2015-6855
CVE-2015-7295
CVE-2015-7504
CVE-2015-7512
CVE-2015-7549
CVE-2015-8345
CVE-2015-8504
CVE-2015-8556
CVE-2015-8558
CVE-2015-8567
CVE-2015-8568
CVE-2015-8666
CVE-2015-8701
CVE-2015-8743
CVE-2015-8744
CVE-2015-8745
CVE-2016-1568
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