CVE-2016-9845

Published: 29 December 2016

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to an information leakage issue. It could occur while processing 'VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_GET_CAPSET_INFO' command. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak contents of the host memory bytes.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=42a8dadc74f8982fc269e54e3c5627b54d9f83d8
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist