QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which allows context dependent attackers to cause Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/qemu on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.1.2-r1
Unaffected versions >= 2.1.2-r1

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition and a local user can obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-2.1.2-r1"
 

References

Release Date
December 08, 2014

Latest Revision
December 08, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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