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Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 16:50:25 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE-2019-12247 QEMU: qemu-guest-agent: integer overflow while running
 guest-exec command


An integer overflow issue was found in the QEMU Guest Agent in QEMU, while 
reading argument list passed to the 'guest-exec' qmp command. An attacker 
could exploit this by sending a crafted QMP command to the agent via a 
listening socket to trigger the overflow. It may crash the QEMU guest agent, 
resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:

This issue was reported by Guoxiang Niu of

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