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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1071-1] qemu-kvm security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu-kvm, a full virtualization solution for Linux hosts on x86 hardware with x86 guests based on the Quick Emulator(Qemu). CVE-2017-6505 Denial of service via infinite loop in the USB OHCI emulation CVE-2017-8309 Denial of service via VNC audio capture CVE-2017-10664 Denial of service in qemu-nbd server, qemu-io and qemu-img. CVE-2017-11434 Denial of service via a crafted DHCP options string

Affected Software

Affected Software

qemu-kvm on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)