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Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2008-4539

Released: Mar 12, 2009     Updated: Mar 12, 2009

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Cirrus VGA implementation in (1) KVM before kvm-82 and (2) QEMU on Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu might allow local users to gain privileges by using the VNC console for a connection, aka the LGD-54XX "bitblt" heap overflow. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-1320.


Product Version

Linux Platforms 1.x

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Caveats

N/A


Installation Notes

Installation Notes

WIND00150970.zip is for 1.4
WIND00150972.zip is for 1.5
1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates 2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.
3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel 4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.
5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.


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