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FreeBSD: xen-tools -- virtio: unbounded memory allocation issue (CVE-2016-5403)

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FreeBSD: xen-tools -- virtio: unbounded memory allocation issue (CVE-2016-5403)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/03/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The virtqueue_pop function in hw/virtio/virtio.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) by submitting requests without waiting for completion.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-xen-tools

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-xen-tools

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