Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:13:23 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2017-16845 Qemu: ps2: information leakage via post_load routine Hello Ian, +-- On Tue, 21 Nov 2017, Ian Zimmerman wrote --+ | > -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-11/msg02982.html | | Hi, what can I do with these QEMU reports? I can try to apply the | patch, but I have no idea if it will work, because I don't know which | branch or revision it is based on. Patch is sent against upstream Qemu git repository(below) and is merged after due review on the -devel list. -> https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=summary | By my unscientific counting, there are only 2 other userspace projects which | earn CVEs as frequently as QEMU: openjpeg and graphicsmagick. In both these | cases, starting with the message posted here and following the references, I | can quickly locate the actual VC commit (in git and mercurial, respectively) | and thus have a sound basis for deciding what to do: patch, wait for an | updated distro package, or fork the distro package. | | Is there a reason why that cannot be done with QEMU? Reviewed patches soon show-up in the above master repository. In this case, it so happened that an earlier version v1 of the patch was more acceptable -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-11/msg02946.html It should make it upstream soon, I'll update here accordingly. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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