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Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:13:36 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE request Qemu: char: use after free issue in char backend


Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the 'chardev' backend support is vulnerable to 
a use after free issue. It could occur while hotplug and unplugging the device 
in the guest.

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

Upstream patch:

Thank you
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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