FreeBSD : qemu -- denial of service vulnerability in VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC support (9ad8993e-b1ba-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)
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Prasad J Pandit, Red Hat Product Security Team, reports : Qemu emulator built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage flaw. It occurs when a guest repeatedly tries to activate the vmxnet3 device. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to leak host memory, resulting in DoS on the host.