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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14167: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2017-934)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14167: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2017-934)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/22/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

Integer overflow in the load_multiboot function in hw/i386/multiboot.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host via crafted multiboot header address values, which trigger an out-of-bounds write.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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