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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:52:12 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Qinghao Tang <>
Subject: CVE-2015-5279 Qemu: net: add checks to validate ring buffer


Qemu emulator built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to a 
heap buffer overflow issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the 

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu instance 
or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host.

Upstream fix:

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