The virtnet_probe function in drivers/net/virtio_net.c in the Linux
kernel before 4.2 attempts to support a FRAGLIST feature without
proper memory allocation, which allows guest OS users to cause a
denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) via a
crafted sequence of fragmented packets.
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