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Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:31:12 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Li Qiang <>
Subject: CVE Request Qemu: virtio: infinite loop in virtqueue_pop


Quick emulator(Qemu) built with the virtio framework is vulnerable to an 
infinite loop issue. It could occur if the guest was to set the I/O descriptor 
buffer length to be zero. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw 
to potentially crash the Qemu instance on the host resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:

This issue was discovered by Li Qiang of Inc.

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