Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2753-2 qemu -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Sep 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 994080.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3592.
More information:

It was found that the patch for CVE-2021-3592 introduced a regression which prevented ssh connections to the host system. Since there is no imminent solution for the problem, the patch for CVE-2021-3592 has been reverted. Updated qemu packages are now available to correct this issue.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u16.

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.

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