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LIN6-11827 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-7909

Created: Oct 16, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 1, 2016
Found In Version: 6.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
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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