Debian Security Advisory
DLA-619-1 qemu-kvm -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7116.
- More information:
qemu-kvm built with the VirtFS, host directory sharing via Plan 9 File System (9pfs) support, is vulnerable to a directory/path traversal issue. It could occur while creating or accessing files on a shared host directory.
A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to access undue files on the host.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u15.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS