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Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:01:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com>
Cc: coley@...us.mitre.org
Subject: Re: CVE request -- qemu-kvm: virtio-blk: heap buffer
 overflow caused by unaligned requests

----- Original Message -----
> "It was found that virtio-blk driver in qemu-kvm did not properly
> validate read and write requests from the guest. A privileged guest user
> could use this flaw to cause heap corruption, causing the guest to crash
> (denial of service) or, possibly, resulting in the privileged guest user
> escalating their privileges on the host."
> 
> References:
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg51877.html
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698906
> 
> Upstream commit:
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git;a=commit;h=52c050236eaa4f0b5e1d160cd66dc18106445c4d
> 

Please use CVE-2011-1750.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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