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LIN6-12235 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-9915

Created: Jan 11, 2017    Updated: Nov 17, 2020
Resolved Date: Mar 19, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p-handle.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local privileged guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and possibly QEMU process crash) by leveraging a missing cleanup operation in the handle backend.

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