Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:46:22 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: Li Qiang <liq3ea@...il.com> Subject: CVE request Qemu: 9pfs: memory leakage via proxy/handle callbacks Hello, Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the VirtFS, host directory sharing via Plan 9 File System(9pfs) support, is vulnerable to memory leakage issue. It could occur via its '9p-handle' or '9p-proxy' backend drivers as they do not free their respective allocated data objects. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to leak host memory, thus affecting other services on the host and/or potentially crash the Qemu process on the host. Upstream patches: ----------------- -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg03278.html Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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