FreeBSD : qemu -- Heap overflow in QEMU PCNET controller, allowing guest to host escape (CVE-2015-3209) (acd5d037-1c33-11e5-be9c-6805ca1d3bb1)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The QEMU security team reports :

A guest which has access to an emulated PCNET network device (e.g.
with 'model=pcnet' in their VIF configuration) can exploit this
vulnerability to take over the qemu process elevating its privilege to
that of the qemu process.

See also :

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-135.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4fb7c68f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84438 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3209

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