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Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 12:54:12 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: zhangboxian <>
Subject: CVE-2017-17381 Qemu: virtio: divide by zero exception while updating


Virtio Vring implementation in Quick Emulator(QEMU) is vulnerable to an 
arithmetic exception issue. It could occur if a guest was to unset vring 
alignment while updating Virtio rings.

A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash Qemu process resulting in 

Upstream patch:

This issue was reported by Huawei Alpha Labs.

'CVE-2017-17381' assigned via ->

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