GLSA-201412-37 : QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-37
(QEMU: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code,
cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or
bypass security restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-37

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.1.2-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80242 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70997
71477
71658

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3689
CVE-2014-7840
CVE-2014-8106

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