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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201602-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201602-01
Posted Feb 4, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201602-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which may allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service or gain elevated privileges from a guest VM. Versions less than 2.5.0-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-1779, CVE-2015-3456, CVE-2015-5225, CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-5279, CVE-2015-5745, CVE-2015-6815, CVE-2015-6855, CVE-2015-7295, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7512, CVE-2015-7549, CVE-2015-8345, CVE-2015-8504, CVE-2015-8556, CVE-2015-8558, CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568, CVE-2015-8666, CVE-2015-8701, CVE-2015-8743, CVE-2015-8744, CVE-2015-8745, CVE-2016-1568
SHA-256 | cae04eed58ae8cd630be1884c1bb0f33cd229432b115814282bbffc1e4740738

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201602-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 04, 2016
Bugs: #544328, #549404, #557206, #558416, #559656, #560422,
#560550, #560760, #566792, #567144, #567828, #567868,
#568214, #568226, #568246, #569646, #570110, #570988,
#571562, #571564, #571566
ID: 201602-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which
may allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service or gain
elevated privileges from a guest VM.

Background
==========

QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-emulation/qemu < 2.5.0-r1 >= 2.5.0-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker might cause a Denial of Service or gain escalated
privileges from a guest VM.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-2.5.0-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-1779
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1779
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-3456
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3456
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5225
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5225
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5278
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5278
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-5279
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5279
[ 6 ] CVE-2015-5745
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5745
[ 7 ] CVE-2015-6815
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6815
[ 8 ] CVE-2015-6855
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6855
[ 9 ] CVE-2015-7295
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7295
[ 10 ] CVE-2015-7504
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7504
[ 11 ] CVE-2015-7512
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7512
[ 12 ] CVE-2015-7549
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7549
[ 13 ] CVE-2015-8345
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8345
[ 14 ] CVE-2015-8504
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8504
[ 15 ] CVE-2015-8556
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8556
[ 16 ] CVE-2015-8558
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8558
[ 17 ] CVE-2015-8567
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8567
[ 18 ] CVE-2015-8568
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8568
[ 19 ] CVE-2015-8666
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8666
[ 20 ] CVE-2015-8701
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8701
[ 21 ] CVE-2015-8743
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8743
[ 22 ] CVE-2015-8744
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8744
[ 23 ] CVE-2015-8745
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8745
[ 24 ] CVE-2016-1568
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1568

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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