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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5225) ELSA-2017-1856: qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5225) ELSA-2017-1856: qemu-kvm security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/06/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2017
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

Buffer overflow in the vnc_refresh_server_surface function in the VNC display driver in QEMU before 2.4.0.1 allows guest users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors, related to refreshing the server display surface.

Solution(s)

  • 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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