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Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:55:50 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE request: Qemu: buffer overflow in virtio-serial


Qemu emulator built with the virtio-serial vmchannel support is vulnerable to 
a buffer overflow issue. It could occur while exchanging virtio control 
messages between guest & the host.

A malicious guest could use this flaw to corrupt few bytes of Qemu memory 
area, potentially crashing the Qemu process.

Upstream fix:

Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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