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Vulnerability of QEMU: code execution via QMP guest-exec

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via QMP guest-exec of QEMU, in order to run code.
Vulnerable software: QEMU.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/06/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-12929, VIGILANCE-VUL-29617.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via QMP guest-exec of QEMU, in order to run code.
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This computer threat announce impacts software or systems such as QEMU.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity alert.

Solutions for this threat 

QEMU: workaround for QMP.
A workaround is to disable QMP, or to enable the authentication.
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