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LIN5-20411 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2015-3456

Created: May 14, 2015    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: May 17, 2015
Previous ID: LIN7-3786
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The Floppy Disk Controller (FDC) in QEMU, as used in Xen 4.5.x and earlier and KVM, allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and guest crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) FD_CMD_READ_ID, (2) FD_CMD_DRIVE_SPECIFICATION_COMMAND, or other unspecified commands, aka VENOM.

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