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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201210-04 ] qemu-kvm: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: qemu-kvm: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201210-04)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 18, 2012
Bug(s): #364889, #365259, #372411, #373997, #400595, #430456
ID: 201210-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in qemu-kvm, allowing attackers
to execute arbitrary code.


Background

qemu-kvm provides QEMU and Kernel-based Virtual Machine userland tools.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/qemu-kvm
Vulnerable: < 1.1.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.1.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of
Service condition on the host server or qemu process, might allow for
arbitrary code execution or a symlink attack when qemu-kvm is in snapshot
mode.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All qemu-kvm users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-kvm-1.1.1-r1"
   


References

CVE-2011-1750
CVE-2011-1751
CVE-2011-2212
CVE-2011-2512
CVE-2012-0029
CVE-2012-2652
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