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Debian: CVE-2016-9602: qemu-kvm - security update Vulnerability

  • Severity: 9
  • Published: April 20, 2017

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-3261-1:

Zhenhao Hong discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Virtio GPU device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU t...

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5579: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities Vulnerability

  • Severity: 5
  • Published: March 15, 2017

Memory leak in the serial_exit_core function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.

Ubuntu: USN-3261-1 (CVE-2017-5579): QEMU vulnerabilities Vulnerability

  • Severity: 5
  • Published: February 27, 2017

Memory leak in the serial_exit_core function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.

SUSE: CVE-2017-5579: SUSE Linux Security Advisory Vulnerability

  • Severity: 5
  • Published: February 27, 2017

Memory leak in the serial_exit_core function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.