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Date: Tue, 24 May 2016 15:07:37 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Li Qiang <>
Subject: CVE Request: Qemu: scsi: mptsas infinite loop in


Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the LSI SAS1068 Host Bus Adapter emulation 
support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while fetching 
new requests in mptsas_fetch_requests().

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to consume excessive host 
resources or crash the Qemu process resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:

This issue was discovered and reported by Li Qiang of Inc.

Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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