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FreeBSD: qemu -- denial of service vulnerability in e1000 NIC support (CVE-2015-6815)

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FreeBSD: qemu -- denial of service vulnerability in e1000 NIC support (CVE-2015-6815)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/04/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2016
Modified
02/20/2020

Description

The process_tx_desc function in hw/net/e1000.c in QEMU before 2.4.0.1 does not properly process transmit descriptor data when sending a network packet, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and guest crash) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-qemu-sbruno

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