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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2230-1 (qemu-kvm)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to qemu-kvm announced via advisory DSA 2230-1.

Insight

Insight

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in KVM, a solution for full virtualization on x86 hardware: CVE-2011-0011 Setting the VNC password to an empty string silently disabled all authentication. CVE-2011-1750 The virtio-blk driver performed insufficient validation of read/write I/O from the guest instance, which could lead to denial of service or privilege escalation. The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by this problem. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze1. The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)