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Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:33:00 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: David Buchanan <>
Subject: CVE-2017-13672 Qemu: vga: OOB read access during display update


Quick emulator(Qemu) built with the VGA display emulator support is vulnerable 
to an out-of-bounds read access issue. It could occur while reading VGA memory 
to update graphics display.

A privileged user/process inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu 
process on the host resulting in DoS situation.

Upstream patch:


This issue was reported by David Buchanan.

Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F

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