Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4338-1 qemu -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Nov 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 908682, Bug 910431, Bug 911468, Bug 911469.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-10839, CVE-2018-17962, CVE-2018-17963.
- More information:
Integer overflows in the processing of packets in network cards emulated by QEMU, a fast processor emulator, could result in denial of service.
In addition this update backports support to passthrough the new CPU features added in the intel-microcode update shipped in DSA 4273 to x86-based guests.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages.
For the detailed security status of qemu please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/qemu