Gentoo: GLSA-202003-66: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 30 Mar 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 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
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    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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