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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