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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-8576: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-8576: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/19/2020

Description

The xhci_ring_fetch function in hw/usb/hcd-xhci.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by leveraging failure to limit the number of link Transfer Request Blocks (TRB) to process.

Solution(s)

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

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