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CVE-2016-7994

Published: 11 October 2016

Memory leak in the virtio_gpu_resource_create_2d function in hw/display/virtio-gpu.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_RESOURCE_CREATE_2D commands.

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
Note from Debian: "Vulnerable code introduced in 2.4.0-rc0"
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.0

Status

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

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
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=cb3a0522b694cc5bb6424497b3f828ccd28fd1dd
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist