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CVE-2016-9912

Published: 23 December 2016

Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while destroying gpu resource object in 'virtio_gpu_resource_destroy'. 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-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needed

precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needed

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
xenial
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
yakkety
Released (1:2.6.1+dfsg-0ubuntu5.4)
zesty
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=b8e23926c568f2e963af39028b71c472e3023793