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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9603: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9603: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
09/07/2018

Description

A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in QEMU's Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA emulator's VNC display driver support before 2.9; the issue could occur when a VNC client attempted to update its display after a VGA operation is performed by a guest. A privileged user/process inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the host with privileges of the QEMU process.

Solution(s)

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

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