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Unchecked Return Value

CVE-2018-20216

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

QEMU can have an infinite loop in hw/rdma/vmw/pvrdma_dev_ring.c because return values are not checked (and -1 is mishandled).

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-252 - Unchecked Return Value

The software does not check the return value from a method or function, which can prevent it from detecting unexpected states and conditions.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published