Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- Quick emulator (QEMU) built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx
VGA Emulator support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds
access issue. The issue could occur while copying VGA
data in cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo. A privileged user
inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU
process OR potentially execute arbitrary code on host
with privileges of the QEMU process. (CVE-2017-2620)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97493 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2620

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