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ELSA-2016-0083 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2016-0083 Important: Oracle Linux qemu-kvm security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2016
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The (1) fw_cfg_write and (2) fw_cfg_read functions in hw/nvram/fw_cfg.c in QEMU before 2.4, when built with the Firmware Configuration device emulation support, allow guest OS users with the CAP_SYS_RAWIO privilege to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write access and process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid current entry value in a firmware configuration.

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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