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ELSA-2015-1507 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2015-1507 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/27/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the IDE subsystem in QEMU, as used in Xen 4.5.x and earlier, when the container has a CDROM drive enabled, allows local guest users to execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified ATAPI commands.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcacard
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcacard-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcacard-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-img
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm-tools

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