CVE-2016-9102

Published: 31 October 2016

Memory leak in the v9fs_xattrcreate function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of Txattrcreate messages with the same fid number.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.0

Status

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.6)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.30)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=ff55e94d23ae94c8628b0115320157c763eb3e06
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist