CVE-2016-3710

Published: 09 May 2016

The VGA module in QEMU improperly performs bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allows local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the "Dark Portal" issue.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.24)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=3bf1817079bb0d80c0d8a86a7c7dd0bfe90eb82e
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

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 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.