Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3259-1 qemu -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 May 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9718, CVE-2015-1779, CVE-2015-2756, CVE-2015-3456.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the qemu virtualisation solution:
It was discovered that the IDE controller emulation is susceptible to denial of service.
Daniel P. Berrange discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the VNC web socket decoder.
Jan Beulich discovered that unmediated PCI command register could result in denial of service.
Jason Geffner discovered a buffer overflow in the emulated floppy disk drive, resulting in the potential execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u7 of the qemu source package and in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u7 of the qemu-kvm source package. Only CVE-2015-3456 affects oldstable.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.1+dfsg-12.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.