qemu security update

ID CESA-2020:0366
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2020-02-06T00:20:07


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2020:0366

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM.

Security Fix(es):

  • hw: TSX Transaction Asynchronous Abort (TAA) (CVE-2019-11135)

  • QEMU: slirp: heap buffer overflow during packet reassembly (CVE-2019-14378)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es):

  • [Intel 7.8 Bug] [KVM][CLX] CPUID_7_0_EDX_ARCH_CAPABILITIES is not enabled in VM qemu-kvm (BZ#1730606)


  • [Intel 7.8 FEAT] MDS_NO exposure to guest - qemu-kvm (BZ#1755333)

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-February/035623.html

Affected packages: qemu-img qemu-kvm qemu-kvm-common qemu-kvm-tools

Upstream details at: