This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in the e1000 NIC emulator when processing transmits (tx) descriptors in process_tx_desc of QEMU. A remote user can consume all available CPU resources and cause denial of service conditions.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
QEMU: 6.0.0 - 6.1.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?