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Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:01:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
To:, Petr Matousek <>
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:
> Upstream commit:

Please use CVE-2011-1750.



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