Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:24:01 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: Fakhri Zulkifli <mohdfakhrizulkifli@...il.com> Subject: CVE-2018-12617 Qemu: qemu-guest-agent: Integer overflow in qmp_guest_file_read may lead to crash Hello, The QEMU Guest Agent in QEMU is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the qmp_guest_file_read(). An attacker could exploit this by sending a crafted QMP command (including guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening socket to trigger a g_malloc() call with a large memory chunk resulting in a segmentation fault. A user could use this flaw to crash the Qemu-guest-agent resulting in DoS. Upstream Patch: -> https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=141b197408ab398c4f474ac1a728ab316e921f2b This issue was reported by Fakhri Zulkifli. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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