CVE-2016-9915

2016-12-29T00:00:00
ID UB:CVE-2016-9915
Type ubuntucve
Reporter ubuntu.com
Modified 2016-12-29T00:00:00

Description

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p-handle.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local privileged guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and possibly QEMU process crash) by leveraging a missing cleanup operation in the handle backend.

Bugs

  • <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=847496>