Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the host system.
|Package||app-emulation/qemu on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.8.0-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.8.0-r1|
QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with privileges of QEMU process on the host, gain privileges on the host system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
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-2.8.0-r1"