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CVE-2008-0928

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2008-02-19
Bugzilla: 433560: CVE-2008-0928 Qemu insufficient block device address range checking

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Qemu 0.9.1 and earlier does not perform range checks for block device read or write requests, which allows guest host users with root privileges to access arbitrary memory and escape the virtual machine.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0928 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Virtualization version 5 (xen) RHSA-2008:0194 May 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xen) RHSA-2008:0194 May 13, 2008

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