Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 23:37:45 +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: serial: host memory leakage in 16550A UART emulation Hello, Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the 16550A UART serial device emulation support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while doing a device unplug operation; Doing so repeatedly would result in leaking host memory, affecting other services on the host. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to cause a DoS and/or potentially crash the Qemu process on the host. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-01/msg01945.html Reference: ---------- -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416157 This issue was reported by Li Qiang of 360.cn Inc. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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