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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3045-1 (qemu - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor emulator: Various security issues have been found in the block qemu drivers. Malformed disk images might result in the execution of arbitrary code.A NULL pointer dereference in SLIRP may result in denial of serviceAn information leak was discovered in the VGA emulation

Affected Software

Affected Software

qemu on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u4. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.