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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:50:11 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
cc: Qinghao Tang <luodalongde@...il.com>
Subject: CVE-2015-5278 Qemu: net: avoid infinite loop when receiving
 packets

   Hello,

Qemu emulator built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to an 
infinite loop issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the network.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu instance 
resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:
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   -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-09/msg03985.html


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