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ELSA-2015-0867 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2015-0867 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/08/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/25/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Cirrus VGA emulator (hw/display/cirrus_vga.c) in QEMU before 2.2.0 allows local guest users to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to blit regions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-1320.

Solution(s)

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

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