Important CentOS qemu-kvm Security Update
|qemu-img-1.5.3-126.el7_3.6.x86_64.rpm, qemu-kvm-1.5.3-126.el7_3.6.src.rpm, qemu-kvm-1.5.3-126.el7_3.6.x86_64.rpm, qemu-kvm-common-1.5.3-126.el7_3.6.x86_64.rpm, qemu-kvm-tools-1.5.3-126.el7_3.6.x86_64.rpm|
An update for qemu-kvm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM.
* A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in QEMU's Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA emulator's VNC display driver support; the issue could occur when a VNC client attempted to update its display after a VGA operation is performed by a guest. A privileged user/process inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the host with privileges of the QEMU process. (CVE-2016-9603)
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