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LIN6-11078 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-2858

Created: Apr 13, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 27, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


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.

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