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Debian: CVE-2015-8504: qemu -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8504: qemu -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/09/2016
Modified
09/11/2020

Description

Qemu, when built with VNC display driver support, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (arithmetic exception and application crash) via crafted SetPixelFormat messages from a client.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-qemu
  • debian-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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