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CVE-2016-7156

Published: 8 September 2016

The pvscsi_convert_sglist function in hw/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by leveraging an incorrect cast.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 4.4

Status

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

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

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=49adc5d3f8c6bb75e55ebfeab109c5c37dea65e8
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needed

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist