USN-1590-1: QEMU vulnerability
2 October 2012
QEMU could be made to crash or run programs.
- qemu-kvm - Machine emulator and virtualizer
It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled certain VT100 escape
sequences. A guest user with access to an emulated character device could
use this flaw to cause QEMU to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code on
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your virtual machines to
make all the necessary changes.