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CVE-2016-8577

Published: 4 November 2016

Memory leak in the v9fs_read function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors related to an I/O read operation.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
Privileged user inside the guest can trigger a DoS of the QEMU host
process
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 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=e95c9a493a5a8d6f969e86c9f19f80ffe6587e19
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(no calls to qemu_iovec_destroy())
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist