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Bug 619020 (CVE-2017-9060) - <app-emulation/qemu-2.9.0: virtio-gpu: host memory leakage in Virtio GPU device
Summary: <app-emulation/qemu-2.9.0: virtio-gpu: host memory leakage in Virtio GPU device
Alias: CVE-2017-9060
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B4 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-05-20 08:37 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-06-06 06:51 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-05-20 08:37:33 UTC
From ${URL} :

Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is
vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while processing

A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory resulting in 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 Matthias Maier gentoo-dev 2017-06-03 15:04:34 UTC
The fix is in upstream commit


which was already applied to the 2.9.0 release.

Security, please add to existing GLSA (bug #616874 and others).
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2017-06-03 15:26:13 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-06-06 06:51:02 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201706-03 at
by GLSA coordinator Yury German (BlueKnight).