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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8568: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8568: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
09/14/2020

Description

Memory leak in QEMU, when built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support, allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) by trying to activate the vmxnet3 device repeatedly.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-qemu

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