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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-12617) (Multiple Advisories): qemu security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-12617) (Multiple Advisories): qemu security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/21/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/30/2018
Modified
07/21/2020

Description

qmp_guest_file_read in qga/commands-posix.c and qga/commands-win32.c in qemu-ga (aka QEMU Guest Agent) in QEMU 2.12.50 has an integer overflow causing a g_malloc0() call to trigger a segmentation fault when trying to allocate a large memory chunk. The vulnerability can be exploited by sending a crafted QMP command (including guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening socket.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ivshmem-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-block-gluster
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-block-iscsi
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-block-rbd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-img
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm-core
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-system-aarch64
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-system-aarch64-core
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-system-x86
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-qemu-system-x86-core

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