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Date: Mon,  4 Jan 2016 11:59:33 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ppandit@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request Qemu: net: vmxnet3: reading IMR registers leads to a crash

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> 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.
> 
> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=c6048f849c7e3f009786df76206e895a69de032c
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1270876

>> Instead of asserting, return the actual IMR register value.

Use CVE-2015-8745.

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