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FreeBSD: qemu -- buffer overflow vulnerability in virtio-serial message exchanges (CVE-2015-5745)

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FreeBSD: qemu -- buffer overflow vulnerability in virtio-serial message exchanges (CVE-2015-5745)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/06/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2016
Modified
01/04/2016

Description

Prasad J Pandit, Red Hat Product Security Team, reports: Qemu emulator built with the virtio-serial vmchannel support is vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue. It could occur while exchanging virtio control messages between guest and the host. A malicious guest could use this flaw to corrupt few bytes of Qemu memory area, potentially crashing the Qemu process.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu-sbruno

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu-sbruno

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