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LIN5-22111 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-8910

Created: Nov 13, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 14, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.37
Fix Version: 5.0.1.38
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

The rtl8139_cplus_transmit function in hw/net/rtl8139.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) by leveraging failure to limit the ring descriptor count.<a href=http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/835.html>CWE-835: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')</a>

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-8910

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