qemu-kvm (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: qemu-kvm security update
Advisory ID: SLSA-2015:1833-1
Issue Date: 2015-09-22
CVE Numbers: CVE-2015-5165

An information leak flaw was found in the way QEMU’s RTL8139 emulation
implementation processed network packets under RTL8139 controller’s C+
mode of operation. An unprivileged guest user could use this flaw to read
up to 65 KB of uninitialized QEMU heap memory. (CVE-2015-5165)

After installing this update, shut down all running virtual machines. Once
all virtual machines have shut down, start them again for this update to
take effect.

SL6
x86_64
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
qemu-kvm-tools-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
i386
qemu-guest-agent-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.i686.rpm
qemu-kvm-debuginfo-0.12.1.2-2.479.el6_7.1.i686.rpm

– Scientific Linux Development Team