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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-15863: QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-15863: QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/28/2020
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/16/2022
Modified
08/16/2022

Description

hw/net/xgmac.c in the XGMAC Ethernet controller in QEMU before 07-20-2020 has a buffer overflow. This occurs during packet transmission and affects the highbank and midway emulated machines. A guest user or process could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service or potential privileged code execution. This was fixed in commit 5519724a13664b43e225ca05351c60b4468e4555.

Solution(s)

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

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