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CVE-2015-8745

Published: 4 January 2016

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It could occur while reading Interrupt Mask Registers (IMR). A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.22)
upstream Needs triage

vivid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
wily
Released (1:2.3+dfsg-5ubuntu9.2)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=c6048f849c7e3f009786df76206e895
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist