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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in qemu-kvm affect IBM SmartCloud Provisioning 2.1 for Software Virtual Appliance.

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in qemu-kvm that affect IBM SmartCloud Provisioning 2.1 for Software Virtual Appliance (CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2014-0223).

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0222
DESCRIPTION: QEMU could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow when handling L2 tables. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the program to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93140 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0223
DESCRIPTION: QEMU is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the qcow_open() function. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93148 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SmartCloud Provisioning 2.1 for IBM Software Virtual Appliance

Remediation/Fixes

SmartCloud Provisioning 2.1 Fix Pack 5 for IBM Software Virtual Appliance Interim Fix 2 (2.1.0-TIV-ISCP-FP0005-SVA_IFIX02) from Fix Central. If you are running IBM SmartCloud Provisioning 2.1 for Software Virtual Appliance contact IBM support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

* November 23, 2014: Original copy published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21691359