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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: qemu-1.2.2-2.fc18
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 26th January 2013 16:03:36 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-0965
2013-01-18 19:35:43
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Name        : qemu
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 1.2.2
Release     : 2.fc18
URL         : http://www.qemu.org/
Summary     : QEMU is a FAST! processor emulator
Description :
QEMU is a generic and open source processor emulator which achieves a good
emulation speed by using dynamic translation. QEMU has two operating modes:

 * Full system emulation. In this mode, QEMU emulates a full system (for
   example a PC), including a processor and various peripherials. It can be
   used to launch different Operating Systems without rebooting the PC or
   to debug system code.
 * User mode emulation. In this mode, QEMU can launch Linux processes
compiled
   for one CPU on another CPU.

As QEMU requires no host kernel patches to run, it is safe and easy to use.

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Update Information:

* CVE-2012-6075: Buffer overflow in e1000 nic (bz #889301, bz #889304)
* Use systemd spec macros (bz #850285)
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jan 16 2013 Cole Robinson  - 2:1.2.2-2
- CVE-2012-6075: Buffer overflow in e1000 nic (bz #889301, bz #889304)
- Use systemd spec macros (bz #850285)
* Sun Dec 16 2012 Cole Robinson  - 2:1.2.2-1
- Update to qemu 1.2.2 stable
- Fix libvirt + seccomp combo (bz #855162)
- Fix scsi hotplug crash (bz #879657)
- Fix QOM refcount crash (bz #881486)
* Wed Nov 28 2012 Alon Levy  - 2:1.2.0-25
* Merge libcacard into qemu, since they both use the same sources now.
* Thu Nov 22 2012 Paolo Bonzini  - 2:1.2.0-24
- Move vscclient to qemu-common, qemu-nbd to qemu-img
* Tue Nov 20 2012 Alon Levy  - 2:1.2.0-23
- Rewrite fix for bz #725965 based on fix for bz #867366
- Resolve bz #867366
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #889301 - CVE-2012-6075  qemu (e1000 device driver): Buffer
overflow when processing large packets when SBP and LPE flags are disabled
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=889301
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update qemu' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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