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Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:10:12 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: QEMU VNC use-after-free

Use CVE-2009-3616 for this.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- "Tomas Hoger" <thoger@...hat.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> 
> Use-after-free / double-free problems were reported for QEMU's VNC
> server:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501131
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505641
> 
> Problem can cause QEMU process (and hence virtual machine) to crash
> (which is not security in most use cases, as VNC access means console
> access for the virtual machine), but if used for code execution, it
> can
> mean guest -> host escape.
> 
> Versions in between the following two commits are affected:
> 
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/qemu.git/commit/?id=753b405331
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/qemu.git/commit/?id=198a0039c5
> 
> -- 
> Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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