CVE-2014-3672

Published: 25 May 2016

The qemu implementation in libvirt before 1.3.0 and Xen allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libvirt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.3.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(1.3.1-1ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Ignored

Patches:
Upstream: https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=0d968ad715475a1660779bcdd2c5b38ad63db4cf
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Ignored

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Ignored

qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not compiled)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not compiled)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.6])
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
as of 2017-08-01, no equivalent fix in qemu tree. Unlikely to
be fixed in qemu. As such, marking as ignored in qemu.

the libvirt fix changes behaviour, we are not going to backport
the new log location to trusty.

References