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Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:43:30 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE-2017-7539 Qemu: qemu-nbd crashes due to undefined I/O


Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the Network Block Device(NBD) Server support 
is vulnerable to a crash via assertion failure. It could occur if a client 
sent undue data during initial connection negotiation.

A remote user/process could use this flaw to crash the qemu-nbd server 
resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:

Introduced by:


'CVE-2017-7539' assigned by Red Hat Inc.

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