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LIN5-21680 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-4454

Created: Jun 13, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Jun 30, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.36
Fix Version: 5.0.1.37
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-4454

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