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Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2015 14:28:59 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, Prasad Pandit <ppandit@...hat.com>
Cc: lianyihan@....cn
Subject: Re: CVE-2015-5239 Qemu: vnc infinite loop issue

PJP are you sure this isn't
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2015-5239 ? Mitre: can you
please hold off in case this already has a CVE assigned. Thanks.

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 1:33 PM, P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> wrote:

>   Hello,
>
> Qemu emulator built with the VNC display driver is vulnerable to an
> infinite loop issue. It could occur while processing a CLIENT_CUT_TEXT
> message with specially crafted payload message.
>
> A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process on
> the host, resulting in DoS.
>
> Upstream fix:
> -------------
>   ->
> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=f9a70e79391f6d7c2a912d785239ee8effc1922d
>
>
> Thank you.
> --
> Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
> 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
>



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