[SECURITY] [DSA 2270-1] qemu-kvm security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2270-1:25AA0
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2011-07-01T21:06:18


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2270-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff July 01, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : qemu-kvm Vulnerability : programming error Problem type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2011-2512 Debian Bug : 631975

It was discovered that incorrect sanitising of virtio queue commands in KVM, a solution for full virtualization on x86 hardware, could lead to denial of service of the execution of arbitrary code.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.14.1+dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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