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CVE-2016-6836

Published: 18 August 2016

The vmxnet3_complete_packet function in hw/net/vmxnet3.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information by leveraging failure to initialize the txcq_descr object.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.0

Status

Package Release Status
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.30)
xenial
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.6)
yakkety
Released (1:2.6.1+dfsg-0ubuntu5.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fdda170e50b8af062cf5741e12c4fb5e57a2eacf