QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201804-08

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/qemu on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.11.1-r1
Unaffected versions >= 2.11.1-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

An attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or 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-2.11.1-r1"
 

References

Release Date
April 08, 2018

Latest Revision
April 08, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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