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Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 14:24:39 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Li Qiang <>
Subject: CVE-2016-4454 Qemu: display: vmsvga: out-of-bounds read in
 vmsvga_fifo_read_raw() routine


Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the VMware-SVGA "chipset" emulation support is 
vulnerable to an information disclosure issue. It could occur while processing 
VGA commands via its FIFO buffer.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes 
or crash the Qemu process resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:


This issue was discovered and reported by Li Qiang of Inc. 
CVE-2016-4454 was assigned by Red Hat Inc.

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