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Bug 609202 (CVE-2017-2620) - [TRACKER] qemu: display: cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo does not check if memory region is safe
Summary: [TRACKER] qemu: display: cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo does not check if memory re...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: CVE-2017-2620
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
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Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: XSA-209 609206
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Reported: 2017-02-13 02:26 UTC by Thomas Deutschmann
Modified: 2017-07-15 22:58 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2017-02-13 02:26:44 UTC
ISSUE DESCRIPTION
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In CIRRUS_BLTMODE_MEMSYSSRC mode the bitblit copy routine
cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo fails to check wethehr the specified memory
region is safe.

IMPACT
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A malicious guest administrator can cause an out of bounds memory
write, very likely exploitable as a privilege escalation.