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LIN6-11936 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-8910

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


The rtl8139_cplus_transmit function in hw/net/rtl8139.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) by leveraging failure to limit the ring descriptor count.<a href=>CWE-835: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')</a>

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