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USN-863-1: QEMU vulnerability

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USN-863-1: QEMU vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/03/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/03/2009
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

It was discovered that QEMU did not properly setup the virtio networkingfeatures available to its guests. A remote attacker could exploit this tocrash QEMU guests which use virtio networking on Linux kernels earlierthan 2.6.26. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any QEMU guests toeffect the necessary changes. LP: 458521

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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