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CVE-2016-8669

Published: 4 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
artful Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
bionic Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
disco Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
eoan Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
focal Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
groovy Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.33)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
yakkety
Released (1:2.6.1+dfsg-0ubuntu5.4)
zesty Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=3592fe0c919cf27a81d8e9f9b4f269553418bb01
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist