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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201904-25 ] QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:07:19
Message-Id: 20190425000020.GC29627@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-25
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 24, 2019
     Bugs: #680834, #681850
       ID: 201904-25

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in QEMU, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
==========

QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-emulation/qemu          < 3.1.0-r4               >= 3.1.0-r4 

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/qemu-3.1.0-r4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20815
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20815
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-9824
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9824

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-25

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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