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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-08

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-08
Posted Apr 9, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-8 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.11.1-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-13672, CVE-2017-15124, CVE-2017-16845, CVE-2017-17381, CVE-2017-18030, CVE-2017-18043, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-5683, CVE-2018-5748, CVE-2018-7550
MD5 | c969153354519977c6d88060ae101ad8

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-08

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Severity: Normal
Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: April 08, 2018
Bugs: #629348, #638506, #643432, #646814, #649616
ID: 201804-08

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which
may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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 < 2.11.1-r1 >= 2.11.1-r1

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

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

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service
condition, or obtain sensitive information.

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-2.11.1-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13672
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13672
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-15124
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15124
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-16845
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16845
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-17381
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17381
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-18030
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-18030
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-18043
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-18043
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-5715
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5715
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-5683
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5683
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-5748
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5748
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-7550
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7550

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-08

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
=======

Copyright 2018 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.

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

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