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Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:01:48 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
cc: "Bazhaniuk, Oleksandr" <>
Subject: CVE Request: Qemu: net: buffer overflow in MIPSnet emulator


Qemu emulator built with the MIPSnet controller emulator is vulnerable to a 
buffer overflow issue. It could occur while receiving network packets in 
mipsnet_receive(), if the guest NIC is configured to accept large(MTU) 

A remote user/process could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process on a host, 
resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:


This issue was discovered by Oleksandr Bazhaniuk of Advanced Threat Research
team at Intel Inc.

Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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