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LIN6-11928 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-8578

Created: Nov 13, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 14, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The v9fs_iov_vunmarshal function in fsdev/9p-iov-marshal.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and QEMU process crash) by sending an empty string parameter to a 9P operation.

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