Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:44:07 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: saar amar <saaramar5@...il.com> cc: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: CVE-2018-20124 QEMU: rdma: OOB access when building scatter-gather array +-- On Tue, 18 Dec 2018, saar amar wrote --+ | I'm wondering why it says "DOS" and not "execute arbitrary code on the host, | in the context of the QEMU process"? I have stack overflow, it pretty clear | I could gain more than simple DOS:) | | What do your day? IIUC, it's likely to corrupt adjacent stack variables and/or hit stack canary resulting in DoS. The scatter/gather entry object(struct ibv_sge) holds buffer address/length attributes used during r/w operations. If their values are astray, the following call to ibv_post_send() may suffer/return an error. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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