CVE-2016-8669

Published: 04 November 2016

The serial_update_parameters function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving a value of divider greater than baud base.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.0

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.33)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=3592fe0c919cf27a81d8e9f9b4f269553418bb01
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist