[SECURITY] [DSA 4213-1] qemu security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-4213-1:698A4
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2018-05-29T21:26:07


Debian Security Advisory DSA-4213-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso May 29, 2018 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : qemu CVE ID : CVE-2017-5715 CVE-2017-15038 CVE-2017-15119 CVE-2017-15124 CVE-2017-15268 CVE-2017-15289 CVE-2017-16845 CVE-2017-17381 CVE-2017-18043 CVE-2018-5683 CVE-2018-7550 Debian Bug : 877890 880832 880836 882136 883399 883625 884806 886532 887392 892041

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor emulator.


Tuomas Tynkkynen discovered an information leak in 9pfs.


Eric Blake discovered that the NBD server insufficiently restricts
large option requests, resulting in denial of service.


Daniel Berrange discovered that the integrated VNC server
insufficiently restricted memory allocation, which could result in
denial of service.


A memory leak in websockets support may result in denial of service.


Guoxiang Niu discovered an OOB write in the emulated Cirrus graphics
adaptor which could result in denial of service.


Cyrille Chatras discovered an information leak in PS/2 mouse and
keyboard emulation which could be exploited during instance


Dengzhan Heyuandong Bijunhua and Liweichao discovered that an
implementation error in the virtio vring implementation could result
in denial of service.


Eric Blake discovered an integer overflow in an internally used
macro which could result in denial of service.


Jiang Xin and Lin ZheCheng discovered an OOB memory access in the
emulated VGA adaptor which could result in denial of service.


Cyrille Chatras discovered that an OOB memory write when using
multiboot could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

This update also backports a number of mitigations against the Spectre v2 vulnerability affecting modern CPUs (CVE-2017-5715). For additional information please refer to https://www.qemu.org/2018/01/04/spectre/

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4.

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

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

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org