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577218: CVE-2010-0741 qemu: Improper handling of erroneous data provided by Linux virtio-net driver

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The virtio_net_bad_features function in hw/virtio-net.c in the virtio-net driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26, when used on a guest OS in conjunction with qemu-kvm 0.11.0 or KVM 83, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash, and an associated qemu-kvm process exit) by sending a large amount of network traffic to a TCP port on the guest OS, related to a virtio-net whitelist that includes an improper implementation of TCP Segment Offloading (TSO).

Find out more about CVE-2010-0741 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0476 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization 5 (kvm) RHSA-2010:0271 2010-03-29

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