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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15289: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2017-934)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15289: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2017-934)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/16/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/22/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

The mode4and5 write functions in hw/display/cirrus_vga.c in Qemu allow local OS guest privileged users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access and Qemu process crash) via vectors related to dst calculation.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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