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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4467-3
February 22, 2021

qemu regression
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-4467-1 introduced a regression in QEMU.

Software Description:
- qemu: Machine emulator and virtualizer

Details:

USN-4467-1 fixed vulnerabilities in QEMU. The fix for CVE-2020-13754
introduced a regression in certain environments. This update fixes the
problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

 Ren Ding, Hanqing Zhao, Alexander Bulekov, and Anatoly Trosinenko
 discovered that the QEMU incorrectly handled certain msi-x mmio operations.
 An attacker inside a guest could possibly use this issue to cause QEMU to
 crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-13754)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
  qemu                            1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system                     1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-arm                 1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-mips                1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-misc                1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-ppc                 1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-s390x               1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-sparc               1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-x86                 1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-x86-microvm         1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  qemu-system-x86-xen             1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  qemu                            1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system                     1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-arm                 1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-mips                1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-misc                1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-ppc                 1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-s390x               1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-sparc               1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-x86                 1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-x86-microvm         1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  qemu-system-x86-xen             1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  qemu                            1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system                     1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-arm                 1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-mips                1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-misc                1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-ppc                 1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-s390x               1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-sparc               1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  qemu-system-x86                 1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  qemu                            1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system                     1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-aarch64             1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-arm                 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-mips                1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-misc                1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-ppc                 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-s390x               1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-sparc               1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51
  qemu-system-x86                 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51

After a standard system update you need to restart all QEMU virtual
machines to make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4467-3
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4467-1
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1914883

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu/1:5.0-5ubuntu9.6
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu/1:4.2-3ubuntu6.14
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu/1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.36
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu/1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.51