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LIN5-22115 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-8669

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 serial_update_parameters function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving a value of divider greater than baud base.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-8669

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