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Ubuntu update for qemu-kvm


Secunia ID

SA51861

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-6075

Release Date

17 Jan 2013

Criticality

Moderately Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Where

From local network

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Description

Ubuntu has issued an update for qemu-kvm. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information see vulnerability #2 in:
SA47740

Solution

Apply updated packages.

-- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS --
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu-kvm/1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14.7

-- Ubuntu 11.10 --
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu-kvm/0.14.1+noroms-0ubuntu6.6

-- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS --
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu-kvm/0.12.3+noroms-0ubuntu9.21

Original Advisory

USN-1692-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1692-1/