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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-7550: qemu-kvm security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-7550: qemu-kvm security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/01/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/27/2018
Modified
09/27/2018

Description

The load_multiboot function in hw/i386/multiboot.c in Quick Emulator (aka QEMU) allows local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via a mh_load_end_addr value greater than mh_bss_end_addr, which triggers an out-of-bounds read or write memory access.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-qemu-img
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common

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