Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1129-1 qemu -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14167, CVE-2017-15038.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor emulator. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Incorrect validation of multiboot headers could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
When using 9pfs qemu-kvm is vulnerable to an information disclosure issue. It could occur while accessing extended attributes of a file due to a race condition. This could be used to disclose heap memory contents of the host.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24.
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