Bug 2238291 (CVE-2023-42467) - CVE-2023-42467 QEMU: am53c974: denial of service due to division by zero
Summary: CVE-2023-42467 QEMU: am53c974: denial of service due to division by zero
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-42467
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2238573 2238578
Blocks: 2238294
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Reported: 2023-09-11 09:15 UTC by ybuenos
Modified: 2023-10-31 16:29 UTC (History)
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A denial of service vulnerability was found in the qemu package. A division by zero in the scsi_disk_reset function can cause QEMU and the guest to stop immediately.
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Description ybuenos 2023-09-11 09:15:49 UTC
QEMU through 8.0.0 could trigger a division by zero in scsi_disk_reset in hw/scsi/scsi-disk.c because scsi_disk_emulate_mode_select does not prevent s->qdev.blocksize from being 256. This stops QEMU and the guest immediately.


Comment 2 Marian Rehak 2023-09-12 13:59:57 UTC
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2238573]

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