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Debian: CVE-2016-7909: qemu, qemu-kvm -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-7909: qemu, qemu-kvm -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The pcnet_rdra_addr function in hw/net/pcnet.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by setting the (1) receive or (2) transmit descriptor ring length to 0.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-qemu
  • debian-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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