Debian: 2909-1: qemu: Summary
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Security Report Summary
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2909-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
April 18, 2014                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : qemu
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0150
Debian Bug     : 744221

Michael S. Tsirkin of Red Hat discovered a buffer overflow flaw in the
way qemu processed MAC addresses table update requests from the guest.

A privileged guest user could use this flaw to corrupt qemu process
memory on the host, which could potentially result in arbitrary code
execution on the host with the privileges of the qemu process.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze4.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.7.0+dfsg-8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.7.0+dfsg-8.

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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