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Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:14:00 +0100
From: Agostino Sarubbo <>
Cc: saar amar <>, P J P <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2018-20124 QEMU: rdma: OOB access when building scatter-gather array

On martedì 18 dicembre 2018 10:44:32 CET saar amar wrote:
> Thanks all  I'm happy it fixed, thanks for the response guys!
> I'm wondering why it says "DOS" and not "execute arbitrary code on the
> host, in the context of the QEMU process"? I have stack overflow, it pretty
> clear I could gain more than simple DOS:)
> What do your day?

Maybe because of the -fstack-protector* flag used by default in the build process.

Agostino Sarubbo
Gentoo Linux Developer

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