Bug 1459477 - (CVE-2017-9503) CVE-2017-9503 Qemu: scsi: megasas: null pointer dereference while processing megasas command
CVE-2017-9503 Qemu: scsi: megasas: null pointer dereference while processing ...
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Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20170510,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1459478
Blocks: 1449494
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Reported: 2017-06-07 05:15 EDT by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2018-01-30 19:20 EST (History)
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Description Prasad J Pandit 2017-06-07 05:15:24 EDT
Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter
emulation support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference issue. It
could occur while processing megasas commands via megasas_command_complete().

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process
on the host resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:
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  -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg01313.html
  -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg01309.html

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  -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/08/1
Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2017-06-07 05:16:03 EDT
Acknowledgments:

Name: Zhangyanyu
Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2017-06-07 05:17:06 EDT
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1459478]
Comment 3 Paolo Bonzini 2017-06-07 13:55:37 EDT
Patches at https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg01308.html

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