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    Debian: DSA-4213-1: qemu security update

    Date 29 May 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor emulator. CVE-2017-15038
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4213-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 29, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : qemu
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5715 CVE-2017-15038 CVE-2017-15119 CVE-2017-15124
                     CVE-2017-15268 CVE-2017-15289 CVE-2017-16845 CVE-2017-17381
                     CVE-2017-18043 CVE-2018-5683 CVE-2018-7550
    Debian Bug     : 877890 880832 880836 882136 883399 883625 884806 886532
                     887392 892041
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor
    emulator.
    
    CVE-2017-15038
    
        Tuomas Tynkkynen discovered an information leak in 9pfs.
    
    CVE-2017-15119
    
        Eric Blake discovered that the NBD server insufficiently restricts
        large option requests, resulting in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2017-15124
    
        Daniel Berrange discovered that the integrated VNC server
        insufficiently restricted memory allocation, which could result in
        denial of service.
    
    CVE-2017-15268
    
        A memory leak in websockets support may result in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2017-15289
    
        Guoxiang Niu discovered an OOB write in the emulated Cirrus graphics
        adaptor which could result in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2017-16845
    
        Cyrille Chatras discovered an information leak in PS/2 mouse and
        keyboard emulation which could be exploited during instance
        migration.
    
    CVE-2017-17381
    
        Dengzhan Heyuandong Bijunhua and Liweichao discovered that an
        implementation error in the virtio vring implementation could result
        in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2017-18043
    
        Eric Blake discovered an integer overflow in an internally used
        macro which could result in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2018-5683
    
        Jiang Xin and Lin ZheCheng discovered an OOB memory access in the
        emulated VGA adaptor which could result in denial of service.
    
    CVE-2018-7550
    
        Cyrille Chatras discovered that an OOB memory write when using
        multiboot could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    This update also backports a number of mitigations against the Spectre
    v2 vulnerability affecting modern CPUs (CVE-2017-5715).  For additional
    information please refer to
    https://www.qemu.org/2018/01/04/spectre/
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of qemu please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/qemu
    
    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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