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ELSA-2012-0050 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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ELSA-2012-0050 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2012
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the process_tx_desc function in the e1000 emulation (hw/e1000.c) in qemu-kvm 0.12, and possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted legacy mode packets.

Solution(s)

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

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