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<glsa id="201210-04">
<title>qemu-kvm: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in qemu-kvm, allowing attackers
to execute arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">ebuild</product>
<announced>October 18, 2012</announced>
<revised>October 18, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="app-emulation/qemu-kvm" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.1-r1</vulnerable>
<p>qemu-kvm provides QEMU and Kernel-based Virtual Machine userland tools.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in qemu-kvm. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="high">
<p>These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of
Service condition on the host server or qemu process, might allow for
arbitrary code execution or a symlink attack when qemu-kvm is in snapshot
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All qemu-kvm users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-emulation/qemu-kvm-1.1.1-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-1750</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-1751</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2212</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2512</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-0029</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2652</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:53 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:48:30 +0000">craig</metadata>