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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1981: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1981: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the e1000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while processing data via transmit or receive descriptors, provided the initial receive/transmit descriptor head (TDH/RDH) is set outside the allocated descriptor buffer. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU instance resulting in DoS.

Solution(s)

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

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