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QEMU, when built with the Pseudo Random Number Generator (PRNG) back-end support, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (process crash) via an entropy request, which triggers arbitrary stack based allocation and memory corruption.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 5.9
Publish Date: Apr 7, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Apr 11, 2016

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Related Products

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



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