GLSA-201701-49 : 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-201701-49
(QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A privileged user/process within a guest QEMU environment can cause a
Denial of Service condition against the QEMU guest process or the host.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-49

Solution :

All QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

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