GLSA-201510-02 : QEMU: Arbitrary code execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 86687
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201510-02 (QEMU: Arbitrary code execution)
Heap-based buffer overflow has been found in QEMU’s PCNET controller.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted packets.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll QEMU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/qemu-2.3.0-r4'