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Ubuntu: USN-2891-1 (CVE-2015-8568): QEMU vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2891-1 (CVE-2015-8568): QEMU vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Memory leak in QEMU, when built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support, allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) by trying to activate the vmxnet3 device repeatedly.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-aarch64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-arm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-mips
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-misc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-ppc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-sparc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-x86

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