Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 23:32:37 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: Eric Blake <eblake@...hat.com> Subject: CVE-2017-15119 Qemu: DoS via large option request Hello, Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the Network Block Device(NBD) server support is vulnerable to a denial-of-service issue. It could occur if a client sent large option requests, making server waste CPU time on reading up to 4G bytes. A client could use this flaw to keep the NBD server from serving other requests, resulting in DoS. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-11/msg05044.html Reference: ---------- -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1516925 Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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