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Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:50:56 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Reno Robert <>
Subject: CVE-2017-11434 Qemu: slirp: out-of-bounds read while parsing dhcp


Quick emulator(Qemu) built with the BOOTP/DHCP Server support is vulnerable to 
an OOB read issue. It could occur while parsing the DHCP options and vendor 
extensions options sent by a client.

A user/process could use this flaw to potentially crash the Qemu process on 
the host resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:


This issue was reported by Reno Robert. CVE assigned via -

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