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Ubuntu: USN-2974-1 (CVE-2016-2841): QEMU vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2974-1 (CVE-2016-2841): QEMU vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/12/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The ne2000_receive function in the NE2000 NIC emulation support (hw/net/ne2000.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via crafted values for the PSTART and PSTOP registers, involving ring buffer control.

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-s390x
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-sparc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-x86

References

  • 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-s390x
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-sparc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qemu-system-x86

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