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Ubuntu: USN-2891-1 (CVE-2015-8744): QEMU vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2891-1 (CVE-2015-8744): QEMU vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It occurs when a guest sends a Layer-2 packet smaller than 22 bytes. A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

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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