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LIN5-22009 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-7909

Created: Oct 16, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 2, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The pcnet_rdra_addr function in hw/net/pcnet.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by setting the (1) receive or (2) transmit descriptor ring length to 0.

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