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LIN6-11940 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-8669

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 serial_update_parameters function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving a value of divider greater than baud base.

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