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Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2016 19:44:03 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: CVE request Qemu: net: vmxnet3: reading IMR registers leads to a
 crash 

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   Hello,

Qemu emulator built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is 
vulnerable to crash issue. It could occur while reading Interrupt Mask 
Registers(IMR).

A privileged(CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the Qemu 
process instance resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:
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   -> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=c6048f849c7e3f009786df76206e895

Reference:
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   -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1270876

Thank you.
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Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F

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