CVE-2015-8568

Published: 16 December 2015

Memory leak in QEMU, when built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support, allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) by trying to activate the vmxnet3 device repeatedly.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.22)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=aa4a3dce1c88ed51b616806b8214b7c8428b7470
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist