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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8745: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8745: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It could occur while reading Interrupt Mask Registers (IMR). A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

Solution(s)

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

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