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Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:38:24 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: Bugs SysSec <>
Subject: CVE-2019-12155 QEMU: qxl: null pointer dereference while releasing
 spice resources


A null pointer dereference issue was found the QXL VGA card emulator of QEMU. 
It could occur while releasing resources allocated for a SPICE server thread 
in interface_release_resources().

A guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in DoS 

Upstream patch:

This issue was reported by Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann and Simon 
Wrner of Ruhr University Bochum.

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