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Fedora 7 Update: bochs-2.3-7.fc7 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This security update of bochs fixes CVE-2007-2894: The emulated floppy disk controller in Bochs 2.3 allows local users of the guest operating system to cause a denial of service (virtual machine crash) via unspecified vectors, resulting in a divide-by-zero error.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-1778
2007-08-23 22:41:20.530247
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Name        : bochs
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.3
Release     : 7.fc7
Summary     : Portable x86 PC emulator
Description :
Bochs is a portable x86 PC emulation software package that emulates
enough of the x86 CPU, related AT hardware, and BIOS to run DOS,
Windows '95, Minix 2.0, and other OS's, all on your workstation.

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Update Information:

This security update of bochs fixes CVE-2007-2894:

The emulated floppy disk controller in Bochs 2.3 allows local users of the guest operating system to cause a denial of service (virtual machine crash) via unspecified vectors, resulting in a divide-by-zero error.

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ChangeLog:

* Wed Aug 22 2007 Hans de Goede  2.3-7
- Fix CVE-2007-2894 (really fix bz 241799)
* Sun Aug  5 2007 Hans de Goede  2.3-6
- Update License tag for new Licensing Guidelines compliance
* Wed Jul 18 2007 Hans de Goede  2.3-5
- Fix CVE-2007-2893 (bz 241799)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #241799
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=241799
  [ 2 ] CVE-2007-2894
        http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2894
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Updated packages:

ed353d54332640ce5e90454664496e5c3356be9a bochs-dlxlinux-2.3-7.fc7.ppc64.rpm
fae7ed6e396f83b5f3ee154652c27839fc40ef9c bochs-gdb-2.3-7.fc7.ppc64.rpm
01aa04b4ee2ca81c56060d27a143c6932974b313 bochs-debugger-2.3-7.fc7.ppc64.rpm
06b46881ed957a141767ef8f385dc3b99563e923 bochs-debuginfo-2.3-7.fc7.ppc64.rpm
25121c686dd5f941b657c9da44a527c69b6b5f43 bochs-2.3-7.fc7.ppc64.rpm
1de6de5a69022b724811c053bd569f9eed87aa34 bochs-debuginfo-2.3-7.fc7.i386.rpm
88c8d43ec83a11a023334661523ea177a130fbe4 bochs-2.3-7.fc7.i386.rpm
f5beeed5421182235e2831cb41b1420c02fd653f bochs-gdb-2.3-7.fc7.i386.rpm
c307c52ca4674d7b7636f5e39358da2694a2dab0 bochs-dlxlinux-2.3-7.fc7.i386.rpm
a9e3eb09e06bcf9fc536dc8845ea52d50bb860bd bochs-debugger-2.3-7.fc7.i386.rpm
ed6b3aca82726d15db6b20bd5923d07da5f09855 bochs-debugger-2.3-7.fc7.x86_64.rpm
d6be3cbe367589200e2563ba06f73e4e89f948a9 bochs-dlxlinux-2.3-7.fc7.x86_64.rpm
c71c5b922211bb801dffbc69c58fca2b17c0a9f6 bochs-gdb-2.3-7.fc7.x86_64.rpm
d425d5a249edf8fa66e0945506de733d705b3db8 bochs-2.3-7.fc7.x86_64.rpm
f08e0dbfc2973dca985902da6884894386faf2fa bochs-debuginfo-2.3-7.fc7.x86_64.rpm
947d09e4a255477b8d0583597f5d81fb42f89e23 bochs-debuginfo-2.3-7.fc7.ppc.rpm
a4d1bcef13b765d9b97112aff152923f822d48bf bochs-2.3-7.fc7.ppc.rpm
963385efed878cc4bab2849d0a94cc6afcd4845a bochs-gdb-2.3-7.fc7.ppc.rpm
dba3eb9dc8cc49cfc7218c89957e380434c5b1a8 bochs-dlxlinux-2.3-7.fc7.ppc.rpm
6269d27e00e39bbfaed850fc0f504ae81aeab8a9 bochs-debugger-2.3-7.fc7.ppc.rpm
80701e12e85e27be621eef1f77c4b6933731c897 bochs-2.3-7.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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