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ELSA-2011-0919 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2011-0919 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/21/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Buffer overflow in the virtio subsystem in qemu-kvm 0.14.0 and earlier allows privileged guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) or gain privileges via a crafted indirect descriptor related to "virtqueue in and out requests."

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-img
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

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