CVE-2016-9846

Published: 29 December 2016

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while updating the cursor data in update_cursor_data_virgl. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes, resulting in DoS for a host.

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=2d1cd6c7a91a4beb99a0c3a21be529222a708545
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