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Bug 1388300 - qemu: qemu-kvm: Infinite loop vulnerability in a9_gtimer_update() [fedora-all]
Summary: qemu: qemu-kvm: Infinite loop vulnerability in a9_gtimer_update() [fedora-all]
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qemu
Version: 24
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Fedora Virtualization Maintainers
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-25 05:15 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2017-01-25 20:18 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Fixed In Version: qemu-2.6.2-6.fc24
Doc Type: Release Note
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2017-01-25 20:18:54 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Prasad J Pandit 2016-10-25 05:15:58 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

NOTE: this issue affects multiple supported versions of Fedora. While only
one tracking bug has been filed, please correct all affected versions at
the same time.  If you need to fix the versions independent of each other,
you may clone this bug as appropriate.

[bug automatically created by: add-tracking-bugs]

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2016-10-25 05:16:11 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)

# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for 

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi web interface to submit updates:

Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2016-12-02 07:48:02 UTC
Upstream commit

Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2017-01-16 18:21:08 UTC
commit 6be8f5e2626e102433e569d9cece2120baf0c879
Author: Prasad J Pandit <pjp>
Date:   Mon Oct 24 16:26:54 2016 +0100

    timer: a9gtimer: remove loop to auto-increment comparator

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2017-01-17 00:01:32 UTC
qemu-2.6.2-6.fc24 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 24.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2017-01-17 21:50:36 UTC
qemu-2.6.2-6.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here:

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2017-01-25 20:18:54 UTC
qemu-2.6.2-6.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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