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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-3214: QEMU: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-3214: QEMU: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/31/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

The pit_ioport_read in i8254.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33 and QEMU before 2.3.1 does not distinguish between read lengths and write lengths, which might allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS by triggering use of an invalid index.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-qemu

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