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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201611-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201611-11
Posted Nov 19, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201611-11 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which could cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 2.7.0-r6 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-7161, CVE-2016-7423, CVE-2016-7466, CVE-2016-7907, CVE-2016-7908, CVE-2016-7909, CVE-2016-7994, CVE-2016-8576, CVE-2016-8577, CVE-2016-8578, CVE-2016-8668, CVE-2016-8669, CVE-2016-8909, CVE-2016-8910, CVE-2016-9102, CVE-2016-9103, CVE-2016-9104, CVE-2016-9105
MD5 | c09b8d2ac91739d0c7f1abe449c06ff3

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201611-11

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Severity: Normal
Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 18, 2016
Bugs: #594368, #594520, #595192, #596048, #596738, #596752,
#596774, #596776, #597108, #597110, #598044, #598046, #598328
ID: 201611-11

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which
could cause a Denial of Service condition.

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 < 2.7.0-r6 >= 2.7.0-r6

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

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

Impact
======

A privileged user /process within a guest QEMU environment can cause a
Denial of Service condition against the QEMU guest process or the host.

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-2.7.0-r6"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-7161
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7161
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-7423
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7423
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-7466
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7466
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-7907
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7907
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-7908
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7908
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-7909
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7909
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-7994
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-7994
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-8576
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8576
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-8577
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8577
[ 10 ] CVE-2016-8578
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8578
[ 11 ] CVE-2016-8668
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8668
[ 12 ] CVE-2016-8669
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8669
[ 13 ] CVE-2016-8909
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8909
[ 14 ] CVE-2016-8910
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8910
[ 15 ] CVE-2016-9102
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9102
[ 16 ] CVE-2016-9103
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9103
[ 17 ] CVE-2016-9104
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9104
[ 18 ] CVE-2016-9105
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9105

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-11

Concerns?
=========

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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