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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
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needed

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-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=2d1cd6c7a91a4beb99a0c3a21be529222a708545
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needed

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist