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CentOS: (CVE-2016-1714) (Multiple Advisories): qemu-kvm

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CentOS: (CVE-2016-1714) (Multiple Advisories): qemu-kvm

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/06/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The (1) fw_cfg_write and (2) fw_cfg_read functions in hw/nvram/fw_cfg.c in QEMU before 2.4, when built with the Firmware Configuration device emulation support, allow guest OS users with the CAP_SYS_RAWIO privilege to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write access and process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid current entry value in a firmware configuration.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-libcacard
  • centos-upgrade-libcacard-devel
  • centos-upgrade-libcacard-tools
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-guest-agent
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-img
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

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