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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-7858: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2018-1034)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-7858: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2018-1034)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/12/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/12/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Quick Emulator (aka QEMU), when built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access and QEMU process crash) by leveraging incorrect region calculation when updating VGA display.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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