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CVE-2008-4539

Published: 29 December 2008

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Cirrus VGA implementation in (1) KVM before kvm-82 and (2) QEMU on Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu might allow local users to gain privileges by using the VNC console for a connection, aka the LGD-54XX "bitblt" heap overflow. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-1320.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage