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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3469-1 (qemu - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

7 months ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a full virtualization solution on x86 hardware. CVE-2015-7295 Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the Virtual Network Device support is vulnerable to denial-of-service (via resource exhaustion), that could occur when receiving large packets. CVE-2015-7504 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. CVE-2015-7512 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. CVE-2015-8345 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the eepro100 emulator contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop when processing Command Blocks, eventually resulting in denial-of-service (via application crash). CVE-2015-8504 Lian Yihan of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the VNC display driver support is vulnerable to an arithmetic exception flaw that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). CVE-2015-8558 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the USB EHCI emulation support contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop during communication between the host controller and a device driver. This could lead to denial-of-service (via resource exhaustion). CVE-2015-8743 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the NE2000 emulator is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, potentially resulting in information leak or memory corruption. CVE-2016-1568 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the IDE AHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a use-after-free issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. CVE-2016-1714 Donghai Zhu of Alibaba discovered that the Firmware Configuration emulation support is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. CVE-2016-1922 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that 32-bit Windows guests support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash).

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 oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.

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