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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
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.30)
upstream Needs triage

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
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist