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Re: Wheezy update for qemu ?

Hi Hugo,
On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:08:20AM +0200, Hugo Lefeuvre wrote:
> Hi,
> I've had a look at the latest security issues for qemu, and it's quite
> unclear to me that qemu is affected by CVE-2016-7466 in wheezy. The affected
> source code seems to be absent, and the issue looks hard to reproduce.

The Wheezy version lacks usb_xhci_exit completely. Isn't that a much
bigger leak? Did you try to unplug/replug xhci and see if it leaks?

> Concerning CVE-2016-7170, an upstream approved patch has been released,
> and it may apply with some adaptations on the wheezy version. Should I
> prepare a qemu update only for this little patch?

I always feel more comfortable with these things fixed than unfixed.
 -- Guido

> Otherwise, I'd like to mark it as non-dsa.
> Regards,
>  Hugo
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