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vulnerability announce CVE-2017-9374

QEMU: memory leak via the EHCI emulation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A privileged attacker, inside a guest system, can create a memory leak via the EHCI emulation in QEMU, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, QEMU, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu, WindRiver Linux.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/06/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-9374, DSA-3920-1, FEDORA-2017-f941184db1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1872-1, RHSA-2017:2392-01, 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, USN-3414-1, USN-3414-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-22912.

Description of the vulnerability

A privileged attacker, inside a guest system, can create a memory leak via the EHCI emulation in QEMU, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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