FreeBSD : qemu -- denial of service vulnerability in Human Monitor Interface support (62ab8707-b1bc-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Prasad J Pandit, Red Hat Product Security Team, reports :

Qemu emulator built with the Human Monitor Interface(HMP) support is
vulnerable to an OOB write issue. It occurs while processing 'sendkey'
command in hmp_sendkey routine, if the command argument is longer than
the 'keyname_buf' buffer size.

A user/process could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process instance
resulting in DoS.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87695 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8619

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