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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-4020: Moderate: qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2017:1856)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-4020: Moderate: qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2017:1856)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/25/2016
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The patch_instruction function in hw/i386/kvmvapic.c in QEMU does not initialize the imm32 variable, which allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR).

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-qemu-img
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

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