USN-1692-1: QEMU vulnerability
16 January 2013
QEMU could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- qemu-kvm - Machine emulator and virtualizer
It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled certain e1000 packet sizes.
In certain environments, an attacker may use this flaw in combination with
large packets to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code in the
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.