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Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 16:56:22 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
cc: Li Qiang <liqiang6-s@....cn>
Subject: CVE request: Qemu: 9pfs: host memory leakage in v9fs_read 

   Hello,

Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the virtio-9p back-end support is vulnerable 
to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while doing a I/O read operation in 
v9fs_read() routine.

A privileged user/process inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu 
process instance resulting in Dos.

Upstream patch:
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   -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-09/msg07127.html

This issue was reported by Li Qiang of 360.cn Inc.

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