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Debian alert DSA-2396-1 (qemu-kvm)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 2396-1] qemu-kvm security update
Date:  Fri, 27 Jan 2012 19:37:10 +0100
Message-ID:  <20120127183710.GA6079@pisco.westfalen.local>
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-2396-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff January 27, 2012 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : qemu-kvm Vulnerability : buffer underflow Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-0029 Nicolae Mogoraenu discovered a heap overflow in the emulated e1000e network interface card of KVM, a solution for full virtualization on x86 hardware, which could result in denial of service or privilege escalation. This update also fixes a guest-triggerable memory corruption in VNC handling. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze8. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0+dfsg-5. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages. Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: Mailing list: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAk8i7mgACgkQXm3vHE4uyloQRACgsQu+mxJnMzKKDq683Yxg+JMD yXQAn0PJYK+cw1cY4diZoY5aANodCP2h =QgjH -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact Archive:

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