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vulnerability CVE-2017-9330

QEMU: infinite loop via the USB OHCI emulation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, QEMU, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu, WindRiver Linux.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: privileged shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 01/06/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-9330, DLA-1497-1, DSA-3920-1, FEDORA-2017-b7f1197c23, FEDORA-2017-ed735463e3, FEDORA-2017-f941184db1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1826-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1872-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1715-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1742-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1770-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1774-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1795-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1812-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2946-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2963-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2969-1, SUSE-SU-2017:3084-1, USN-3414-1, USN-3414-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-22880.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate an infinite loop via the USB emulation, OHCI interface in QEMU, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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