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Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:25:27 -0500
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: watchdog: memory leakage in virtual hardware watchdog wdt_i6300esb

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> [] Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the virtual hardware watchdog 'wdt_i6300esb'
> support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while doing a
> device unplug operation; 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 and/or
> potentially crash the Qemu process on the host.
> 
> https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-12/msg03104.html
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1415199
> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=eb7a20a3616085d46aa6b4b4224e15587ec67e6e

Use CVE-2016-10155 for this (i.e., a memory consumption issue, not an
information disclosure issue).

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