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Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2016 15:38:59 -0400
From: <cve-assign@...re.org>
To: <ppandit@...hat.com>
CC: <cve-assign@...re.org>, <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>,
	<liqiang6-s@....cn>
Subject: Re: CVE request Qemu: net: eepro100 memory leakage at device unplug

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> Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the i8255x (PRO100) NIC emulation support is
> vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while unplugging the
> device, and doing so repeatedly would result in leaking host memory affecting,
> other services on the host.
> 
> A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to cause a DoS on the host
> and/or potentially crash the Qemu process on the host.
> 
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-10/msg03024.html
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1389538

>> Fix memory leak and simplify code for VMStateDescription

Use CVE-2016-9101.

This is not yet available at
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=history;f=hw/net/eepro100.c but
that may be an expected place for a later update.

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