Debian: DSA-3262-1: xen security update

    Date18 May 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jason Geffner discovered a buffer overflow in the emulated floppy disk drive, resulting in the potential execution of arbitrary code. This only affects HVM guests.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3262-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 18, 2015                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xen
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3456
    
    Jason Geffner discovered a buffer overflow in the emulated floppy
    disk drive, resulting in the potential execution of arbitrary code.
    This only affects HVM guests.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 4.1.4-3+deb7u6.
    
    The stable distribution (jessie) is already fixed through the qemu
    update provided as DSA-3259-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xen packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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