Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:37:59 +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 request Qemu: net: vmxnet3: host memory leakage Hello, Qemu emulator built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage flaw. It occurs when a guest repeatedly tries to activate the vmxnet3 device. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to leak host memory, resulting in DoS on the host. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-12/msg02299.html This issue was discovered by Qinghao Tang of QIHU 360 Marvel Team. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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