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A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way QEMU\'s AMD PC-Net II Ethernet Controller emulation received certain packets in loopback mode. A privileged user (with the CAP_SYS_RAWIO capability) inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the host QEMU process (resulting in denial of service) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with privileges of the host QEMU process.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 8.8
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Feb 23, 2016

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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