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Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:10:24 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Andrew Henderson <>
Subject: CVE request Qemu: net: rtl8139: infinite loop while transmit in C+


Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the RTL8139 ethernet controller emulation 
support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while 
transmitting packets in C+ mode of operation.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to consume excessive CPU 
cycles on the host, resulting in DoS situation.

Upstream patch:

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