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Bug 601450 (CVE-2016-9776) - <app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0: net: mcf_fec: infinite loop while receiving data in mcf_fec_receive (CVE-2016-9776)
Summary: <app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0: net: mcf_fec: infinite loop while receiving data i...
Alias: CVE-2016-9776
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Depends on: CVE-2016-9907 604010
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Reported: 2016-12-02 13:46 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-01-23 03:04 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-12-02 13:46:08 UTC
From ${URL} :

Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the ColdFire Fast Ethernet Controller emulator 
support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while 
receiving packets in 'mcf_fec_receive'.

A privileged user/process inside guest could use this issue to crash the Qemu 
process on the host leading to DoS.

Upstream patch


@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2016-12-29 18:51:41 UTC
this is in the 2.8.0 release
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-01 19:01:26 UTC
Stabilization will be happen as part of bug 601824.
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-21 22:49:36 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA request.
Comment 4 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-01-23 03:04:27 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201701-49 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).