Debian Security Advisory
DLA-678-1 qemu -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8576, CVE-2016-8577, CVE-2016-8578, CVE-2016-8669.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU:
Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the USB xHCI controller emulation support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while processing USB command ring in
Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the virtio-9p back-end support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while doing a I/O read operation in v9fs_read() routine.
Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the virtio-9p back-end support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference issue. It could occur while doing an I/O vector unmarshalling operation in v9fs_iov_vunmarshal() routine.
Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the 16550A UART emulation support is vulnerable to a divide by zero issue. It could occur while updating serial device parameters in
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u17.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu 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