RedHat: RHSA-2019-0809:01 Important: ovmf security update

    Date23 Apr 2019
    CategoryRed Hat
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for ovmf is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: ovmf security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:0809-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0809
    Issue date:        2019-04-23
    CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12180 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for ovmf is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - noarch
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch
    
    3. Description:
    
    OVMF (Open Virtual Machine Firmware) is a project to enable UEFI support
    for Virtual Machines. This package contains a sample 64-bit UEFI firmware
    for QEMU and KVM.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * edk2: Buffer Overflow in BlockIo service for RAM disk (CVE-2018-12180)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1683372 - CVE-2018-12180 edk2: Buffer Overflow in BlockIo service for RAM disk
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    ovmf-20180508-3.gitee3198e672e2.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    OVMF-20180508-3.gitee3198e672e2.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    ovmf-20180508-3.gitee3198e672e2.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    AAVMF-20180508-3.gitee3198e672e2.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12180
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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