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LIN6-11756 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-6351

Created: Sep 11, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Sep 27, 2016
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer.

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