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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
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.30)
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=ff55e94d23ae94c8628b0115320157c763eb3e06
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14.31)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist