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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:38:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ppandit@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, liqiang6-s@....cn
Subject: Re: CVE request Qemu: an infinite loop during packet fragmentation

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> Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support,
> with network abstraction layer is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue.
> It could occur while fragmenting packets in the device.
> 
> A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu instance
> resulting in DoS.
> 
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-08/msg01601.html
> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=ead315e43ea0c2ca3491209c6c8db8ce3f2bbe05
> 
> It is susceptible
> to an infinite loop, if the current fragment length is zero.

Use CVE-2016-6834.

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