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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-13672: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2018-1034)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-13672: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2018-1034)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/01/2017
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the VGA display emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving display update.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-qemu-img
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-qemu-kvm-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

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