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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio: abort on zero config length

From: Anthony Liguori
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio: abort on zero config length
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:13:55 -0500
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"Michael S. Tsirkin" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 06:33:33PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> On 04/26/2013 06:32 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> > On 04/25/2013 11:06 PM, Jason Wang wrote:
>> >>>>     if (addr > (vdev->config_len - sizeof(val)))
>> >>>>
>> >>>> ^^^^^^^^^ quiz: spot a bug above if config_len is 0    :)
>> >>> Then we need to fix these bugs and allocate a CVE.  virtio-rng has
>> >>> shipped.  This code is also dumb.
>> >> Ok, but since the discussion is in public list, no need for CVE then.
>> > Wrong.  CVEs are useful even for publicly disclosed bugs.  It tells
>> > people whether they need to upgrade in order to avoid a vulnerability.
>> >
>> > What we don't need is embargo.  But we do need a CVE.
>> >
>> True, thanks for the correction.
> I think we never shipped QEMU release with this bug.  So no need for
> CVEs.  I'm not sure upstream has to bother with CVEs - we can just say
> this is downstream work.

Uh, we certainly do.  QEMU 1.4 had virtio-rng and therefore had this bug
so we need to allocate a CVE.


Anthony Liguori

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