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Debian: DSA-4338-1: qemu security update

Date 11 Nov 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Integer overflows in the processing of packets in network cards emulated by QEMU, a fast processor emulator, could result in denial of service. In addition this update backports support to passthrough the new CPU
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4338-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 11, 2018                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : qemu
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10839 CVE-2018-17962 CVE-2018-17963
Debian Bug     : 908682 910431 911468 911469

Integer overflows in the processing of packets in network cards emulated
by QEMU, a fast processor emulator, could result in denial of service.

In addition this update backports support to passthrough the new CPU
features added in the intel-microcode update shipped in DSA 4273 to
x86-based guests.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u5.

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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