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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-9310: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-9310: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the e1000e NIC emulation support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors related to setting the initial receive / transmit descriptor head (TDH/RDH) outside the allocated descriptor buffer.

Solution(s)

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

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