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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-66

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-66
Posted Mar 30, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-66 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 4.2.0-r2 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2019-13164, CVE-2020-8608
MD5 | a6a562170c2a21f14869b0569e784ed2

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-66

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Severity: Normal
Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 30, 2020
Bugs: #709490, #711334
ID: 202003-66

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of 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 < 4.2.0-r2 >= 4.2.0-r2

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

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

Impact
======

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-4.2.0-r2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-13164
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13164
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-8608
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8608

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-66

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 2020 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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