Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 12:20:09 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: Tuomas Tynkkynen <tuomas.tynkkynen@....fi> Subject: CVE-2017-15038 Qemu: 9p: virtfs: information disclosure when reading extended attributes Hello, Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the VirtFS, host directory sharing via Plan 9 File System(9pfs) support, is vulnerable to an information disclosure issue. It could occur while accessing extended attributes of a file due to a race condition. A user inside guest could use this flaw to disclose uninitialised heap memory contents on the host. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-10/msg00729.html This issue was reported by Tuomas Tynkkynen. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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