USN-2182-1: QEMU vulnerabilities

28 April 2014

Several security issues were fixed in QEMU.

Releases

Packages

  • qemu - Machine emulator and virtualizer
  • qemu-kvm - Machine emulator and virtualizer

Details

Michael S. Tsirkin discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled vmxnet3
devices. A local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host. This issue only
applied to Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-4544)

Michael S. Tsirkin discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled virtio-net
MAC addresses. A local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host.
(CVE-2014-0150)

BenoƮt Canet discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled SMART self-tests. A
local guest could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2014-2894)