The VENOM Vulnerability and its impact


The VENOM Vulnerability, a recently discovered critical flaw in the QEMU’s virtual Floppy Disk Controller (FDC) affects numerous virtualisation platforms and appliances such as Xen, KVM, and the native QEMU.


As far as we know, to date, it does not impact VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and the Bochs hypervisors. The bug’s name is an acronym for Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation. To read more on the VENOM Vulnerability please click here


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